2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-5-513. Individualized treatment plan - Discharge plan.

43A OK Stat § 43A-5-513 (2015) What's This?

A. Within ten (10) days after the admission of a minor for inpatient treatment, the person in charge of the facility in which the minor is being treated shall ensure that an individualized treatment plan has been prepared by the person responsible for the treatment of the minor. The minor shall be involved in the preparation of the treatment plan to the maximum extent consistent with the ability of the minor to understand and participate. The parent or legal custodian of the minor or, if the minor is in the custody of the Department of Human Services or the Office of Juvenile Affairs, the designated representative of the applicable agency, shall be involved to the maximum extent consistent with the treatment needs of the minor.

B. The facility shall discharge the minor when appropriate facility medical staff determine the minor no longer meets the admission or commitment criteria. If not previously discharged, a minor committed by a court for inpatient treatment shall be discharged upon the expiration of a court order committing the minor for inpatient treatment or an order of the court directing the discharge of the minor.

C. Prior to the discharge of the minor from inpatient treatment, a discharge plan for the minor shall be prepared and explained to the minor and the parent or the person responsible for the supervision of the case. The plan shall include, but not be limited to:

1. The services required by the minor in the community to meet the needs of the minor for treatment, education, housing and physical care and safety;

2. Identification of the public or private agencies that will be involved in providing treatment and support to the minor;

3. Information regarding medication which should be prescribed to the minor; and

4. An appointment for follow-up outpatient treatment and medication management.

Added by Laws 1992, c. 298, § 13, eff. July 1, 1993. Amended by Laws 1995, c. 254, § 11, eff. Nov. 1, 1995; Laws 2000, c. 84, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2000; Laws 2002, c. 327, § 13, eff. July 1, 2002; Laws 2003, c. 130, § 13, eff. Nov. 1, 2003; Laws 2005, c. 110, § 7, eff. Nov. 1, 2005.

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