Presentation on theme: "SERVICES AND RESOURCES. Total Unduplicated Youth Youth with Mental Health Diagnosis % 2007 67183755.58% 2008 62185739.22% 2009 563878113.85% 2010 515572214.01%"— Presentation transcript:
SERVICES AND RESOURCES
Total Unduplicated Youth Youth with Mental Health Diagnosis % % % % %
Serious emotional disturbance (SED) means with respect to a youth from age 6 through 17, that the youth has been determined by a licensed mental health professional as having a mental disorder with a primary diagnosis falling within one of the DSM-IV (or successor) classifications when applied to the youth's current presentation (current means within the past 12 calendar months unless otherwise specified in the DSM-IV) and the diagnosis has a severity specifier of moderate or severe.
Medical or psychological evaluation of youth -- urinalysis. (1) The youth court may order a youth to receive a medical or psychological evaluation at any time prior to final disposition if the youth waives the youth's constitutional rights in the manner provided for in Except as provided in subsection (2), the youth court shall pay for the cost of the evaluation from its judicial district's allocation provided for in or (2) The youth court shall determine the financial ability of the youth's parents or guardians to pay the cost of an evaluation ordered by the court under subsection (1). If they are financially able, the court shall order the youth's parents or guardians to pay all or part of the cost of the evaluation
(3) Subject to (1)(o)(i), the youth court may not order an evaluation or placement of youth at a state youth correctional facility unless the youth is found to be a delinquent youth or is alleged to have committed an offense that is listed in (4) An evaluation of a youth may not be performed at the Montana state hospital. (5) In a proceeding alleging a youth to be a delinquent youth, upon a finding of an offense related to use of alcohol or illegal drugs, the court may order the youth to undergo urinalysis for the purpose of determining whether the youth is using alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs
Finding of suffering from mental disorder and meeting other criteria -- rights -- limitation on placement. (1) A youth who is found to be suffering from a mental disorder, as defined in , and who meets the criteria in (1) is entitled to all rights provided by through (2) A youth who, prior to placement or sentencing, is found to be suffering from a mental disorder, as defined in , and who meets the criteria in (1) may not be committed or sentenced to a state youth correctional facility. (3) A youth who is found to be suffering from a mental disorder, as defined in , and who meets the criteria in (1) after placement in or sentencing to a state youth correctional facility must be moved to a more appropriate placement in response to the youth's mental health needs and consistent with the disposition alternatives available in No commitment to Montana state hospital. An individual who is under 18 years of age may not be voluntarily admitted or committed by a court to the Montana state hospital unless an information has been filed in district court pursuant to
Percentage of funds a district receives is based upon the number of unduplicated youth and referrals from the previous year. Each district decides how the funds will be used, some limitations apply. Community programs and services are encouraged over out-of-home placements. Can’t be used to supplant what other entities are required to pay, i.e., detention.
Alternative Education Programs Anger Management Classes Assessments Case Management Counseling – Individual, Group and Family Drug and Alcohol Treatment – Outpatient Evaluations Family Support Services Therapeutic Aide Wraparound (High Fidelity)
In addition to authorization, a Certificate of Need (CON) is required for many services; Required for: Acute Inpatient Psych hospital; Partial Hospital Program, Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, PRTF waiver program; Therapeutic group home, Therapeutic Foster Care, and Therapeutic Family Care. CON is based on determination by inter-disciplinary team that has knowledge of youth’s situation. Must be signed by the physician member and the licensed mental health professional.
Montana is one of 10 states to receive the PRTF Waiver. The purpose of the PRTF Waiver is to support a youth in need of Psychiatric Residential Treatment care to remain in their homes with their family. Youth already living in a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility may discharge and transition to the Waiver. The Wraparound Service Delivery Model of the PRTF Wavier will be family driven, team based, community based, strength based, individualized, culturally competent, and built on communication, collaboration, partnerships, and natural family supports. Billings, Missoula, Helena, Great Falls
Wraparound is a planning process which is strength based and family driven and helps make sure youth grow up in their homes and communities. It is a planning process that uses a team approach and brings together people known to the family whom they trust. With help from one or more facilitators, people from the family’s life work together, coordinate their activities, and blend their perspectives of the family’s situation.
Who makes this determination ◦ (16) "Professional person" means: (a) a medical doctor; (b) an advanced practice registered nurse, as provided for in , with a clinical specialty in psychiatric mental health nursing; (c) a licensed psychologist; or (d) a person who has been certified, as provided for in , by the department