SECTION .0700 ‑ RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WHO ARE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED or who have a mental illness
10A NCAC 27B .0701 DEFINITION AND GOALS
(1) Primary Service. Residential treatment programs provide a structured living environment for children and adolescents with moderate to severe emotional problems who may also be the multiply handicapped. The children and adolescents in this program are those for whom removal from home is essential to facilitate treatment. Some children and adolescents may be able to receive services in a day treatment program, have a job placement, or attend public schools; for others, special education service may need to be offered within the residential setting. A residential treatment program provides healthy adult role models; group, individual and family resources; and social, emotional and cognitive training. Included in residential treatment are room and board costs for up to six consecutive months for any one placement;
(2) Components. None;
(3) Resource Items. None;
(4) Target Population. Children and adolescents under 18 years of age who are seriously emotionally disturbed.
(b) This service may be directed toward the goals of:
(1) economic self‑support;
(2) personal self‑sufficiency;
(3) preventing or remedying abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or adults unable to protect their own interests;
(4) preventing or reducing inappropriate institutional care.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;
Eff. March 1, 1983;
Transferred from T10.43D .0243 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.