2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-3-319. Certification as program of assertive community treatment.

43A OK Stat § 43A-3-319 (2015) What's This?

A. The Board of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall promulgate rules and standards for certification of facilities or organizations that desire to be certified as a program of assertive community treatment for the provision of community-based comprehensive treatment for persons with serious mental illness and related disorders.

B. Applications for certification as a program of assertive community treatment shall be made to the Department on prescribed forms. The Board, or the Commissioner upon delegation by the Board, may certify the program of assertive community treatment for a period of three (3) years subject to renewal as provided in the rules promulgated by the Board. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is authorized to establish and collect certification and renewal fees for certification of programs for assertive community treatment as provided in Section 3-324 of this title.

C. No program of assertive community treatment shall operate or continue to operate unless the program complies with the rules promulgated by the Board and is certified as required by this section.

D. Failure to comply with regulations and standards promulgated by the Board shall be grounds for revocation, suspension or nonrenewal of certification.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 488, § 19, eff. Nov. 1, 2002. Amended by Laws 2006, c. 97, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2007, c. 130, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.

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