SECTION .0400 ‑ DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WHO ARE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED
10A NCAC 27B .0401 DEFINITION AND GOALS
(1) Primary Service. Day treatment programs are designed for children and adolescents who are too emotionally disturbed to function in normal groups or educational settings. Because of the severity of their problems, some children and adolescents can best be served in day treatment programs as an intervention to prevent hospitalization. Day treatment programs include partial hospitalization for children and adolescents and early intervention programs. Services include recreation, social skills development, group counseling, language communication skills, fine and gross motor skills for children and adolescents, and pre‑vocational services and vocational training for adolescents, as well as services to parents;
(2) Components. None;
(3) Resource Items. None;
(4) Target Population. Children and adolescents under 18 years of age who are emotionally disturbed.
(b) This service may be directed toward any one of the five Social Services Block Grant [Title XX of the Social Security Act, 20 USC 1397‑1397(f)] goals.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;
Eff. July 1, 1979;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1983;
Transferred from T10.43D .0235 Eff. July 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1990; July 1, 1984;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.