Mental Health Day Treatment Program (Chapter DHS 61.75) – Renewal

Contact Email




DHS/Division of Quality Assurance
Behavioral Health Certification Section
PO Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969

Mental Health Day Treatment Program is certified by the Department of Health Services under Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter DHS 61.75.




A Mental Health Day Treatment Program means non-residential, comprehensive, coordinated services to enhance maturation and social development and alleviate a person’s problem related to mental illness providing medical service on a regular basis for a scheduled portion of a 24-hour day including supervised personal care, treatment and psychotherapy in a medically supervised setting.


Up to two years with annual fee.


Annual Fees:

Services/Programs Amount
1 $550.00
2 $800.00
3 $1,000.00
4 $1,175.00
5 $1,350.00
Each additional $100.00


Already certified as a Mental Health Day Treatment Program.


The Division of Quality Assurance sends 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 a Mental Health Day Treatment Program recertification:

  • F-00512 Mental Health Day Treatment Program Initial Certification Application - DHS 61.75
  • F- 00276* (Word) – Behavioral Health Services Renewal Certification Application Chapter DHS 94 – Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances & DHS 92 – Confidentiality of Treatment Records

*This application should be completed once per certificate annually.

WI Statutes

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 61, Community Mental Health and Development Disabilities
Chapter DHS 61.75, Day Treatment Program
Chapter DHS 92, Confidentiality of Treatment of Records
Chapter DHS 94, Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances

Additional Information

Visit the Mental Health Service Programs website for more information.

Last Revised: May 12, 2020