10A NCAC 28G .0102 REFERRAL PROCESS
(a) Prospective clients for the program shall be referred by any individual or public agency to the local area mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse program.
(b) Any local area program that receives a referral of a prospective client shall conduct a diagnostic evaluation in accordance with 10 NCAC 18B .1218(8).
(c) If the results of the diagnostic evaluation indicate that such referral is appropriate, the Director of the area program shall refer the prospective client to the appropriate regional placement committee.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147(a)(2)(a);
Eff. March 24, 1981.