(a)  Within 24 hours of admission to the program a preliminary treatment plan shall be developed and implemented for the child.  The treatment plan shall be based on a diagnostic study, including a physical examination performed at admission.

(b)  Within 30 days of admission, each client shall have a treatment plan, as required by G.S. 122C‑57 and an individual education plan, as required by G.S. 115C‑113, both to cover a period of three months.

(c)  A copy of the child's treatment plan and individual education plan shall be furnished to the parent, guardian, or person standing in loco parentis.

(d)  Copies of the treatment plan and individual education plan may be released to other persons or agencies within the limits of the Division's Confidentiality Regulations as codified in 10A NCAC 26B and published in APSM 45‑1.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑147(a)(2)(a);

Eff. March 24, 1981;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.