Chapter 71.24 RCW

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ACT

Sections
Short title.
Legislative intent and policy.
IntentManagement of services for people with mental disorders.
Definitions.
Grants, purchasing of services, for community mental health programs.
Secretary's powers and duties as state behavioral health authority.
Licensed service providers, residential services, community support servicesMinimum standards.
Behavioral health organization powers and duties.
Identification by behavioral health organizationChildren's mental health services.
Children's mental health servicesChildren's access to care standards and benefit packageRecommendations to legislature.
Children's mental health providersChildren's mental health evidence-based practice institutePilot program.
Wraparound model of integrated children's mental health services deliveryContractsEvaluationReport.
Joint agreements of county authoritiesRequired provisions.
Joint agreements of county authoritiesPermissive provisions.
Grants to behavioral health organizationsAccounting.
Proof as to uses made of state fundsUse of maintenance of effort funds.
Expenditures of county funds subject to county fiscal laws.
Clients to be charged for services.
Reimbursement may be withheld for noncompliance with chapter or related rules.
County program plans to be approved by secretary prior to submittal to federal agency.
Behavioral health organizationsGifts and grants.
Waiver of postgraduate educational requirements.
Behavioral health organizationsInclusion of tribal authoritiesRoles and responsibilities.
Administration of chapters 71.05 and 71.24 RCW through behavioral health organizationsImplementation of chapter 71.05 RCW.
Behavioral health organizationsProcurement processPenalty for voluntary termination or refusal to renew contract.
Behavioral health organizationsContracts with departmentRequirements.
Behavioral health organizationsAgreements with city and county jails.
Behavioral health ombuds office.
Establishment of new behavioral health organizations.
Behavioral health organizations contractsLimitation on state liability.
Purchase of mental health and chemical dependency treatment servicesManaged care contractingDetailed plan.
Behavioral health organizationsMental disorder program development.
Streamlining delivery systemFinding.
Streamlining delivery system.
Streamlining delivery systemDepartment duties to achieve outcomes.
Expenditure of federal funds.
Collaborative service delivery.
Offenders with mental illnessesFindings and intent.
Offenders with mental illnessesContracts for specialized access and services.
Offenders with mental illnessesReport to legislatureContingent termination of program.
Offenders with mental illness who are believed to be dangerousContract for case managementUse of appropriated funds.
Offenders with mental illness who are believed to be dangerousLimitation on liability due to treatmentReporting requirements.
Evaluation and treatment servicesCapacity needsRegional support network or behavioral health organization.
Written guidance and trainingsManaged careIncarcerated and involuntarily hospitalized persons.
Integrated comprehensive screening and assessment processImplementation.
Chemical dependency specialist servicesTo be available at children and family services officesTraining in uniform screening.
Program authority.
Agreements authorized under the Interlocal Cooperation Act.
Local funding and donative funding requirementsFacilities, plans, programs.
Duties of department.
Drug courts.
Comprehensive program for treatmentRegional facilities.
City, town, or county without facilityContribution of liquor taxes prerequisite to use of another's facility.
Liquor taxes and profitsCity and county eligibility conditioned.
Opiate substitution treatment programsPregnant womenInformation and education.
Acceptance for approved treatmentRules.
Emergency service patrolEstablishmentRules.
Criminal laws limitations.
Criminal justice treatment account.
Opiate substitution treatmentDeclaration of regulation by state.
Opiate substitution treatmentProgram certification by department, department dutiesDefinition of opiate substitution treatment.
Statewide treatment and operating standards for opiate substitution programsEvaluation and report.
Inability to contribute to cost no bar to admissionDepartment may limit admissions.
Fetal alcohol screening and assessment services.
Interagency agreement on fetal alcohol exposure programs.
Chemical dependency treatment expendituresPrioritization.
Persons with substance use disordersIntensive case management pilot projects.
Uniform application of chapterTraining for behavioral health organization-designated chemical dependency specialists.
Integrated, comprehensive screening and assessment process for substance use and mental disorders.
Standards for certification or licensure of evaluation and treatment facilities.
Standards for certification or licensure of crisis stabilization units.
Standards for certification or licensure of a clubhouse.
Mental health system reviewPerformance audit recommendations affirmed.
Mental health system reviewImplementation of performance audit recommendations.
Mental health system reviewStudy of long-term outcomes.
Behavioral health organizationsTransfers between organizations.
Regional service areasReportManaged care integration.
FindingIntentState hospitals.
Task forceIntegrated behavioral health services.
Effective date1967 ex.s. c 111.
Construction.
NOTES:
Reviser's note: The department of social and health services filed an emergency order, WSR 89-20-030, effective October 1, 1989, establishing rules for the recognition and certification of regional support networks. A final order was filed on January 24, 1990, effective January 25, 1990.
Comprehensive community health centers: Chapter 70.10 RCW.
Funding: RCW 43.79.201 and 79.02.410.
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