820.12 Additional requirements for community reintegration services in aresidential setting
  • Resident profile. Reintegration services are provided in a supervised congregate or scattered site setting to persons making the transition to sustained remission from SUD in the community. Persons appropriate for this service are stable in SUD, psychiatric and medical conditions and have adequate functioning in cognitive, emotional regulation, social and role functioning.
  • Admission criteria. In addition to the admission criteria applicable to residential servicesgenerally, an individual admitted to a reintegration residential service must meet the following criteria:
  • The individual must be homeless or must have a living environment not conducive to recovery; and
  • The individual must be determined to need outpatient treatment services and/or other support services such as vocational or educational services; and
  • Services.
  • In addition to services required of all residential services, reintegration residential services are specifically required to provide a structured therapeutic environment designed to facilitate the individual’s progress toward recovery from SUD and maintain a focus on the development and improvement of the skills necessary for recovery.
  • Services to be provided shall include the following:
  • Each reintegration residential service shall ensure that its residents have access to individual, group and family counseling services as needed and appropriate.
  • Each reintegration residential service shall have written referral agreements with one or more SUD outpatient services to provide outpatient treatment services, as necessary.
  • The reintegration residential service shall ensure that such services are integrated with the activities and services provided by the residence and incorporated in the individual’s comprehensive service plan.
  • Each reintegration residential service shall ensure that a comprehensive and appropriate range of services are available to each resident. Such services include but are not limited to:
    (A) vocational services such as vocational assessment;
    (B) job skills training, and employment readiness training;
    (C) educational remediation; and
    (D) life, parenting and social skills training.

  • Services may be provided directly by the service or by referral.
  • Services shall be identified in the resident’s service plan.
  • Personal, social, and community skills training and development. Residents shall receive training in community living skills, personal hygiene and personal care skills as needed by each resident. Such skill development shall include, but is not limited to, a program of social interaction and leisure activities.
  • Service plan review. Each service plan, once established, must be thoroughly reviewed and updated by the responsible clinical staff member in consultation with the resident whenever a change in services requires; all updates must be reviewed and signed by the supervisor.
  • Staffing.
  • Each reintegration residential service shall have a full time Manager responsible for the day-to-day operation of the service.
  • For community reintegration services in a congregate setting, there shall be staff on site twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.
  • All reintegration residential services shall have sufficient staff to insure that supportive services are available and responsive to the needs of each resident.
  • For community reintegration services in a scattered site setting, there shall be sufficient clinical staff members to ensure at least one visit to each resident per week, in order to assure the proper maintenance of the living site and that residents are maintaining an environment and schedule
    appropriate to and supportive of recovery and independent living.