Mental Health Day Treatment Services for Children are certified by the Department of Health Services under Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter DHS 40.
A Mental Health Day Treatment Service for Children means nonresidential care provided on prescription of a physician in a clinically supervised setting that provides case management and an integrated system of individual, family and group counseling or therapy or other services assembled pursuant to an individually prepared plan of treatment that is based upon a multi-disciplinary assessment of the client and his or her family and is designed to alleviate emotional or behavioral problems experienced by the client related to his or her mental illness or severe emotional disturbance.
Up to two years with annual fee.
Already certified as a Mental Health Day Treatment Service for Children.
The Division of Quality Assurance send desk or site renewal information at least 60 days prior to expiration. These materials are to be returned within 30 days of expiration. If you require duplicate information, contact the Division of Quality Assurance, Behavioral Health Certification Section at the number or email above.
The following applications are required for certification of a Mental Health Day Treatment Service for Children recertification:
- F-00548 - Mental Health Day Treatment Services for Children Program Application - DHS 40
- F-00276* (Word) – Behavioral Health Services Renewal Certification Application, Chapter DHS 94 – Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances & Chapter DHS 92 – Confidentiality of Treatment Records.
*These should be completed once per certificate annually.
Chapter 51, State Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Act
WI Administrative Code
Chapter DHS 12, Caregiver Background Checks
Chapter DHS 13, Reporting and Investigation of Caregiver Misconduct
Chapter DHS 40, Mental Health Day Treatment Services for Children
Chapter DHS 40.15, Buildings, Grounds and Equipment
Chapter DHS 92, Confidentiality of Treatment of Records
Chapter DHS 94, Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances
Chapter DHS 190.09, Food Service
Visit the Mental Health Treatment Programs website for more information.