Mental Health Treatment Programs: DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for mental health treatment programs are documents issued by the Division that deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under the jurisdiction of DQA.

Questions about the content of mental health provider memos:  Email the Bureau of Health Services of the Division of Quality Assurance.

Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
Mental Health Day Treatment for Youth Certification September 3, 2020
Certification Process Change December 1, 2018
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities January 2, 2017
December 1, 2021
Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination June 27, 2016
Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans June 27, 2016
Provision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services within a Certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Program March 10, 2016
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
Last Revised: April 6, 2018