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 Descriptionsort ascending Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
16-007
Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans June 27, 2016
15-012
Variance Needed for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber to Practice in Certified Programs September 14, 2015
14-003
Regionalization Application Process for Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) May 12, 2014
16-005
Provision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services within a Certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Program March 10, 2016
17-001
Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities January 2, 2017
17-004
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
16-004
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
18-001
Certification Process Change December 1, 2018
15-006
Certification of Waivers and Variances Submitted to the DQA Behavioral Health Certification Section April 21, 2015
16-008
Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination June 27, 2016
14-005
Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides July 14, 2014
February 1, 2019
14-004
2013 Wisconsin Act 357 - Nurse Aide Training "Bridge" Program May 30, 2014
Last Revised: April 6, 2018