Standards for Mental Health Residential Programs
(1)Facility standards. Each provider shall meet OAR 309-035-0100 (Purpose and Scope) through 309-035-0190 (Person-Centered Service Plan).
(2)Treatment standards. Each provider shall provide eight hours of structured services out of every 12 hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. which, each week, includes:
(a)Daily group therapy which addresses the mental health or nervous condition;
(b)Individual counseling which addresses the mental health or nervous condition with a primary therapist two times per week;
(c)Family therapy, as appropriate to the individual needs of the client;
(d)Psychotropic medication management or monitoring, as appropriate to the individual needs of the client;
(e)One hour per day of structured recreational/physical fitness activities; and
(f)Structured skills training, vocational training, or socialization activities.
(3)Treatment standards for children and adolescents:
(a)Each provider shall comply with OAR 309-035-0100 (Purpose and Scope) through 309-035-0190 (Person-Centered Service Plan);
(b)Each residential facility serving children or adolescents shall meet the standards described by OAR 413-210-0100 through 413-210-0250, Standards for reviewing, inspecting and licensing those private child caring agencies which are for residential care and treatment services for children and which are subject to the provisions of ORS Chapter 418 (Child Welfare Services), for licensure by the Children’s Services Division.
(4)Staffing standards. Each provider shall:
(a)Provide staff coverage 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week;
(b)Employ sufficient qualified mental health professionals to maintain a maximum caseload of no more than eight clients;
(c)Have a mental health associate on site, and awake, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.; and
(d)Have available a mental health professional on-call from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Rule 309-039-0570 — Standards for Mental Health Residential Programs,