245.4872 PLANNING FOR A CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM.
Subdivision 1. Planning effort.
Starting on the effective date of sections
and ending January 1, 1992, the commissioner and the county agencies shall plan for
the development of a unified, accountable, and comprehensive statewide children's mental health
system. The system must be planned and developed by stages until it is operating at full capacity.
Subd. 2. Technical assistance.
The commissioner shall provide ongoing technical assistance
to county boards to improve system capacity and quality. The commissioner and county boards
shall exchange information as needed about the numbers of children with emotional disturbances
residing in the county and the extent of existing treatment components locally available to serve
the needs of those persons. County boards shall cooperate with the commissioner in obtaining
necessary planning information upon request.
Subd. 3. Information to counties.
By January 1, 1990, the commissioner shall provide each
county with information about the predictors and symptoms of children's emotional disturbances
and information about groups identified as at risk of developing emotional disturbance.
History: 1989 c 282 art 4 s 39; 1991 c 94 s 24; 1991 c 292 art 6 s 58 subd 1; 1Sp2003 c 14
art 11 s 11; 2005 c 98 art 3 s 9; 2007 c 147 art 8 s 38