5122-29-20 Prevention service.

(A) "Prevention service" means action oriented either toward reducing the incidence, prevalence, or severity of specific types of mental disabilities or emotional disturbances; or actions oriented toward population groups with multiple service needs and systems that have been identified through recognized needs assessment techniques. Included in this service are actions such as personal and social competency building, stress management, and systems change.

(B) Prevention service shall:

(1) Be based upon a needs assessment and delivered to a population according to identified priorities. The population may include a range of persons from infancy to elderly age groups:

(2) Be provided by staff qualified according to paragraph (E) of this rule; and

(3) Be planned, implemented, and evaluated with the participation of persons served, and their families or significant others.

(C) Prevention service may include competency skills building, stress management, self-esteem building, mental health promotion, life-style management and ways in which community systems can meet the needs of their citizens more effectively.

(D) The agency shall maintain documentation of the following:

(1) Services provided and numbers and characteristics of people served; and

(2) Training and utilization of volunteers.

(E) Prevention service shall be provided and supervised by staff who are qualified according to rule 5122-29-30 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 07/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/14/2009 and 07/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5119.22, 5119.61(A), 5119.611(C)
Rule Amplifies: 5119.22, 5119.61(A), 5119.611(C)
Prior Effective Dates: 1-1-1991, 7-15-2001, 8-23-2007