2017 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 6 - Mandatory Outpatient Treatment
§ 33-6-603. Outpatient treatment plan.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-603 (2017)
  • (a) In developing the plan, the releasing facility and the outpatient qualified mental health professional shall consult with the service recipient; the service recipient's parents, legal custodian, or legal guardian if the service recipient is a child; and the service recipient's conservator, if any. Subject to obtaining any necessary consent before making a disclosure of patient information relating to outpatient treatment, the releasing facility and the outpatient qualified mental health professional may also consult with the service recipient's spouse or other adult family member with whom the service recipient would live concerning the outpatient treatment plan. Before approving the outpatient treatment plan, the releasing facility and the outpatient qualified mental health professional shall obtain the service recipient's consent to the plan to the extent practical and shall obtain the consent of the service recipient's parents, legal custodian, or legal guardian if the service recipient is a child.
  • (b) The releasing facility shall provide a clear written statement of what the service recipient shall do to stay in compliance with the plan to the service recipient; the service recipient's parents, legal custodian, or legal guardian if the service recipient is a child; the service recipient's spouse or other adult family member with whom the service recipient would live; and the service recipient's conservator. If the service recipient is a child, the statement shall specify the duties of the service recipient's parents, legal custodian, or legal guardian.
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