TITLE 59: MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
PART 131 CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING, ASSESSMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM
SECTION 131.40 SCREENING REQUIREMENT
Section 131.40 Screening Requirement
a) Children in psychiatric crisis who are believed to be in need of admission to an inpatient psychiatric facility and for whom public payment for the admission may be sought must be referred to CARES.
b) If determined to be appropriate, CARES shall refer the child to a SASS agent.
c) The SASS agent shall screen and assess the mental health needs of the child.