Types of Programs Regulated by DHS
LICENSED RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS SERVING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Community Care Residence
A private leased or owned family home, in which the licensee resides and provides care, services and supports to an intellectually and/or developmentally disabled person(s) receiving services.
Programs that serve intellectually and/or developmentally disabled persons providing services and supports in a community setting, privately-leased or owned by the provider, all of which are utilized for the provision of residential services, which include group homes, supervised apartments, and supportive living.
Community Residences for Persons with Head Injury
Private community residential program, owned or leased by the provider, serving persons with traumatic brain injury, providing comprehensive integrated habilitation services and supports which may include assessment, physical therapy, counseling, and life skills development, which includes group homes, supervised apartments or supported living programs.
Private Residential Facility
Private residential program serving intellectually and/or developmentally disabled persons, publicly or privately funded, which provide comprehensive integrated habilitation services and support.
LICENSED RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS SERVING ADULTS WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS
An apartment owned or leased by the provider agency in which clients reside and receive residential services.
Family Care Home
A private home or apartment in which an individual resides and provides services to consumer residents who also reside in the home.
Any leased or owned single family residence or any single structure containing three or more dwelling units, all of which are utilized for the provision of residential care services. Group homes do not include family care homes, supportive housing residences or apartment facilities, except where such apartment facilities include those contained in a structure of three or more units and all units are operated under contract with the DHS’ Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
Supportive Housing Residence
Any unit of dwelling space owned or leased by a Provider Agency (or organized entity with an Affiliation Agreement with a Provider Agency).
LICENSED OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS SERVING ADULTS WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS
Adult Partial Care Services
Comprehensive, structured, non-residential health services provided to clients who possess a primary psychiatric or substance use disorders diagnosis in a day program setting to maximize client's independence and community living skills. Partial care programs provide or arrange services necessary to meet the comprehensive needs of individual clients in a structured environment for a minimum of 20 hours per week, during day or evening hours.
The provision of care, outpatient, short-term and/or long-term, prescribed by a physician and conducted under medical supervision, for the purpose of withdrawing a person from a specific psychoactive substance in a safe and effective manner according to established written medical protocols.
Emergency service is the provision of service to people in crisis. It includes mental health and social service provision or procurement and advocacy. Emergency services offer immediate crisis intervention services and service procurement to relieve the client's distress and to help maintain or recover his or her level of functioning. Emphasis is on stabilization so that the client can actively participate in needs assessment and service planning. It is affiliated with a Designated Screening Center.
Intensive Family Support Services
Family driven supportive activities designed to improve the overall functioning and quality of life of families with a relative who has a mental illness.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Services
Comprehensive, structured, non-residential health services provided to clients who possess a primary substance use disorder diagnosis. Services include clinical intensive substance use disorder counseling and psycho-education (didactic) sessions. Services are provided in a structured environment for a minimum of nine hours of counseling per week for adults and six hours per week for adolescents. This care approximates ASAM PPC-2R Level II.1.
Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)
A licensed program where there is the dispensing of an opioid agonist treatment medication, (that is methadone and other approved medications) along with a comprehensive range of medical and rehabilitative services, when clinically necessary and in compliance with State regulations, to an individual to alleviate the adverse medical, psychological, or physical effects incident to opiate addiction. This program also offers opioid detoxification treatment, short-term detoxification treatment, long-term detoxification treatment, maintenance treatment, comprehensive maintenance treatment and interim maintenance treatment.
Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT)
Comprehensive, integrated rehabilitation, treatment and support services to those individuals most challenged by the need to cope with serious and persistent mental illness, as evidenced by repeated hospitalizations and to those individuals identified as at serious risk for psychiatric hospitalization. PACT, provided in vivo by a multi-disciplinary service delivery team, is the most intensive program element in the ambulatory continuum of community mental health care. Services to an individual may vary in type and intensity, but treatment has no predetermined end point.
LICENSED RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS SERVING ADULTS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
Extended Care Facility
A residential substance use disorders treatment facility in which treatment primarily is designed to help clients overcome denial of addiction, enhance treatment acceptance and motivation, prevent relapse, promote reintegration into the community and generally approximates the ASAM PPC-2R, Level III.3 (medium intensity) treatment modality.
A residential substance use disorders treatment facility, operating in a physically separate location, in which the halfway house treatment modality is programmatically separate and distinct from short-term substance use disorders residential services or long-term substance use disorders residential services. A halfway house provides substance use disorders treatment designed to assist clients in adjusting to regular patterns of living, engaging in occupational training, obtaining gainful employment and independent self-monitoring and otherwise generally approximates the ASAM PPC-2R, Level III.1 (low intensity) treatment modality.
A residential substance use disorders facility in which treatment is primarily designed to foster personal growth and social skills development, with intervention focused on reintegrating the client into the greater community, and where education and vocational development are emphasized and generally approximates ASAM PPC-2R, Level III.5 (high intensity, clinically-managed) treatment modality.
A residential substance use disorders facility in which treatment is designed primarily to address specific addiction and living skills problems through a prescribed 24-hour per day activity regimen on a short-term basis, and generally approximates ASAM PPC-2R, Level III.7 (medically monitored intensive inpatient treatment) treatment services.
LICENSED OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS SERVING ADULTS WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
Non-hospital-based (medical) detoxification/enhanced
An organized service delivered by medical and nursing professionals, which provides 24-hour medically supervised evaluation and withdrawal management in a permanent facility with inpatient beds. Services are delivered under a defined set of physician-approved policies and physician-monitored procedures for clinical protocols. This care approximates ASAM PPC-2R Level III.7D care.