Children and adolescents under 18 years of age must be determined eligible based on a documented need for residential treatment services and be diagnosed as emotionally disturbed.  If an adolescent has his eighteenth birthday while receiving treatment in a residential program, he may continue as eligible for six months or until the end of the state fiscal year, whichever is longer.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;

Eff. March 1, 1983;

Transferred from T10.43I .1202 Eff. July 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990; July 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 25, 2016.