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2960.0580 PURPOSE.

Subpart 1.


Parts 2960.0580 to 2960.0700 establish the minimum standards that a residential treatment program serving a resident with severe emotional disturbance must meet to qualify for certification. Parts 2960.0580 to 2960.0700 also implement and must be read in conjunction with Minnesota Statutes, sections 245.487 to 245.4889.

Subp. 2.


Parts 2960.0580 to 2960.0700 govern license holders who provide residential mental health services to children with severe emotional disturbance.

Subp. 3.


Compliance with the standards and requirements in parts 2960.0580 to 2960.0700 requires that services:


are provided as specified in an individual treatment plan based on the clinical needs of the resident;


are developed with assistance from the resident's family or legal representative in deciding what services are needed and how they are provided;


support the resident in gaining the skills necessary to return to the community;


support the family in gaining the skills necessary to care for the returning resident;


are provided by qualified people under the clinical supervision of a mental health professional; and


meet the quality of services criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 245.4876, subdivision 1, that are applicable to residential treatment providers.

Subp. 4.

License requirements.

A program certified under parts 2960.0580 to 2960.0700 must meet the requirements of parts 2960.0010 to 2960.0120 and be licensed as a group residential setting according to parts 2960.0130 to 2960.0220.

Statutory Authority:

L 1995 c 226 art 3 s 60; MS s 241.021; 245A.03; 245A.09


28 SR 211; L 2003 1Sp14 art 11 s 11; L 2007 c 147 art 8 s 38

Published Electronically:

March 27, 2017

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