10A NCAC 71R .0910 INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY ADJUSTMENT SERVICES
(a) Primary Service. Individual and family adjustment services are designed to offer assistance to individuals and their family members in support of attempts to restructure or solidify the individual's environment. Activities include counseling to enable the individual to recognize, understand, and cope with problems and conflicts in regard specifically to such areas as household management, consumer affairs, family life, alcoholism, drug addiction, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, and school related problems. Such counseling is also designed to help individuals independently utilize community resources, including other social services; take advantage of natural support systems; and achieve an adequate level of functioning within the family. Also included is arranging for other services when needed to support the provision of individual and family adjustment services; diagnostic psychological study and evaluation necessary to determine the appropriate plan of service; activities associated with fulfilling the agency's responsibility to serve as guardian or representative payee for individual clients; and social development through therapeutic groups as a part of a service plan to give individuals opportunities for participation in structured group activities focused on helping them cope with personal problems, develop capacities for more adequate social functioning and relieve social isolation.
(b) Components. Day or residential camp experience for school‑age children and therapeutic camp for developmentally disabled or handicapped individuals and their families and for youths whose behavior is delinquent or undisciplined may be provided at county option.
(c) Resource Items. None.
(d) Target Population:
(1) individuals who need assistance in order to fully and appropriately utilize social services;
(2) individuals who need assistance in coping with specific problems, such as household management, consumer affairs, family life, alcoholism, drug addiction, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, and school related problems.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;
Eff. July 1, 1979;
Transferred from T10.43D .0237 Eff. July 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. July 1, 1984; December 1, 1983;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.