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Intensive Treatment Programs: Admission & Discharge

Admission & Discharge


Made by county case manager or Managed Care Organization (MCO)

Pre-admission assessment:

ITP team member meets in individualís community setting

Team identifies current concerns and determines primary focus of potential treatment plan

Admissions committee reviews assessment

Admissions coordinator notifies referring party of decision

Date of admission/discharge are set

Day of Admission:

Tour of facility and introductions to inter-disciplinary team

Admission staffing:

Review care plan

Summarize treatment goals

Decide projected discharge date

Complete medical history and physical exam


Findings and recommendations reviewed with parents/guardians and community caregivers at the discharge staffing

Social worker/program coordinator/case manager available for follow-up or questions/concerns

Training offered for parents/guardians and community support staff


Written recommendations will be mailed within two weeks of discharge

Last Revised: April 22, 2014