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Policies and Notices

00 - Cancellation of Policies

Policy Number Name Publish Date
612.1 TL 289 [PDF] Cancellation of  DBH Policy, Internal Quality Committee and Quality Council September 3, 2015
000.1 TL-265 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH Policies September 23, 2014
311.1 TL-281 [PDF] Cancellation of DBH Policy 311.1 DC Medication Access Project (DCMAP) June 4, 2015
620.1C TL-271 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH Policy on Administrator-On-Call December 17, 2014
630.1A TL-258 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH Policy on Uniform Language in Anti-Discrimination Issuances and EEO Notices June 27, 2014
311.2 TL-51 [PDF] Cancellation of  DMH- Policy 311.2, Evidence-Based Psychotherapy** June 10, 2014
512.1 TL-234 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH Policy 512.1, Neighborhood Legal Services February 21, 2014
513.1 TL-236 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH 513.1, Consumer's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus March 11, 2014
920.1 TL - 225 [PDF] Cancellation of DMH Discounted/Sliding Fee for Mental Health Rehabilitation Services (MHRS) January 24, 2014

 

100 - 199 Behavioral Health and Behavioral Health Administration

Policy Number Name Publish Date
115.6 TL-305 [PDF] DBH Electronic Health Records November 21, 2016
115.2 TL-304 [PDF] DBH Behavioral Health Services User Satisfaction Surveys November 21, 2016
115.1 TL-297 [PDF] Mortality Review January 13, 2016
115.3 TL-169 [PDF] DBH Policy Statement on Core Values and Practice Principles June 5, 2012

200 - 299 Admissions or Related Referrals

Policy Number Name Published Date
220.1 TL-226 [PDF] DBH Officer–Agent Certification February 05, 2014
200.11 TL-285 [PDF] Client Drug Screening Requirements for Certified Providers for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Services July 29, 2015
200.2B TL-178 [PDF] Continuity of Care Practice Guidelines for Adult Mental Health Providers** August 15, 2012
200.3A TL- 189 [PDF] Suspended Referral Status May 16, 2013
200.4A TL-181 [PDF] Screening for Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders November 14, 2012
200.5A TL-160 [PDF] Continuity of Care Practice Guidelines for Children and Youth** January 27, 2012
200.7 TL-163 [PDF] Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Medical Necessity Determination Process** August 19, 2014
200.9 TL-177 [PDF] DBH Collaboration with Federal Agencies who Provide Supervision to Individuals Released from the Criminal Justice System August 22, 2012

300 - 399 Behavioral Health Treatment and Other Clinical Services

Policy Number Name Published Date
311.3 TL-287 [PDF] Medication Assisted Treatment in Substance Use Disorder Treatment August 19, 2015
300.1 TL-268 [PDF] Level of Care Determination for Adults in MHRS October 31, 2014
300.2 TL-267 [PDF] Functional Assessment for Children and Youth October 30, 2014
303.3 TL-247 [PDF] Converting Civilly Committed Consumers to Voluntary Status April 23, 2014
303.1C TL-115 [PDF] Periodic Psychiatric Examination** December 24, 2008
303.5 TL-283 [PDF] DBH Outpatient Forensic Review Board June 22, 2015
340.1 TL-261 [PDF] DBH Hypothermia Policy August 6, 2014
340.3 TL-291 [PDF] DBH Provider Certification of Out-of-State Applicants October 8, 2015
340.5 TL-277 [PDF] Maintaining Children and Youth in their Homes with the Support of Behavioral Health Services in Natural Settings March 27, 2015
340.6 TL-248 [PDF] Provision of Assertive Community Treatment to MHRS Adult Consumers May 8, 2014
340.9 TL-148 [PDF] Community Based Intervention (CBI) Services for Children and Youth** January 10, 2011
340.10 TL-260 [PDF] High Fidelity Wraparound Care Planning Process July 30, 2014
340.11 TL-278 [PDF] Child/Youth and Family Teaming March 27, 2015

400 - 499 Medications, Clinical Records, and Consumer Information

Policy Number Name Published Date
400.1 TL-229 [PDF] Pharmacy Consumer Assistance Program (PCAP) for Community Based Consumers February 14, 2014
414.1 TL-302 [PDF] Informed Consent to Behavioral Treatment for Children and Youth Receiving Services in the Community** October 21, 2016
414.2 TL-149 [PDF] Informed Consent for Mental Health Treatment for Adults Receiving Services in the Community** February 14, 2011
450.1A TL-275 [PDF] Use of Electronic Signatures in Clinical Documentation February 2, 2015
460.1 TL-244 [PDF] Subpoenas for DBH Employees and Behavioral Health Information March 18, 2014
460.2 TL-252 Visual and/or Auditory Recordings of Consumers May 23, 2014
480.1 TL-294 [PDF] Reporting Major Unusual Incidents (MUIs) and Unusual Incident (UIs)** January 4, 2016
482.1 TL-253 [PDF] Protecting Consumers from Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation** June 10, 2014

500 - 599 Consumer Services, Movement of Consumers, Discharge and Legal Affairs

Policy Number Name Published Date
500.1A TL-300 [PDF] Language Access for Individuals with Limited or No-English Proficiency September 28, 2016
532.1A TL-293 [PDF] Representative Payee November 17, 2015
508.1 TL-250  [PDF] Evidence Based Supported Employment Services May 15, 2014
511.1 TL-73 [PDF] Access to Housing** June 10, 2005
511.2 TL-74 [PDF] Providing Housing and Services to Homeless Consumers** June 10, 2005
511.3B TL-309 [PDF] DBH Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) June 9, 2017
515.1 TL-282 [PDF] Advance Directives June 10, 2015
515.2 TL-196 [PDF] Bullying Prevention Policy for Youth December 3, 2013
524.1 TL-272 [PDF] Reporting Violations of Forensic Consumer's Conditional Release December 17, 2014
525.1 TL-246 [PDF] Discharge of Child/Youth Consumers from a CSA April 22, 2014
525.2 TL-228[PDF] Discharge of Adult Consumers from a Core Services Agency February 12, 2014
525.3 TL-110 [PDF] Residential Crisis Bed Self-Discharge and Against Medical Advice Discharge Procedures** November 6, 2008
525.4 TL-237[PDF] Community Integration of Consumers in Institutional Settings March 06, 2014
530.1 TL-257 [PDF] SSI/SSDI Expedited Benefits Policy June 23, 2014
532.2 TL-286 [PDF] Escrow Account in Environmental Stability Housing Service July 23, 2015
533.1A TL-276 [PDF] DBH Gift Card Requests, Internal Controls and Accountability February 25, 2015

600 - 699 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

Policy Number Name Published Date
623.1 TL-235 [PDF] Accountability for Government Property February 21, 2014
622.1 TL-306 [PDF] DBH Provider Scorecard November 21, 2016
630.2 TL-245 [PDF] Reporting Abuse or Neglect of Children March 28, 2014
630.3 TL-256 [PDF] Reporting Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse and Neglect June 23, 2014
641.1 TL-308 [PDF] Gender Identity and Expression April 28, 2017
640.1 TL-37 [PDF] Communication of Information to the Public December 13, 2003
640.2 TL-227 [PDF] Notification Process for Proposed Actions Affecting Advisory Neighborhood Commissions February 11, 2014
645.1 TL-223[PDF] DBH Privacy Policies and Procedures January 13, 2014
650.1 TL-231 [PDF] Tuberculosis Control February 14, 2014
650.2 TL-284 [PDF] Management of Ebola June 15, 2015
651.1 TL-232 [PDF] Certification for Disaster Mental Health Emergency Responders February 14, 2014
651.2 TL-238 [PDF] Emergency and Disaster Plan for Continuity of Operations March 11, 2014
681.1 TL-279 [PDF] DBH Long Distance Telephone Calls April 6, 2015
681.2 TL-233 [PDF] Minimum Standards for Telephone-based Customer Service February 14, 2014
662.1 TL-288 [PDF] Major Investigations August 31, 2015
686.3 TL-251 Computer Use Policy May 19, 2014

700 - 799 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Policy Number Name Published Date
700.2 TL-290 [PDF] Breastfeeding Accommodations Policy October 5, 2015
700.1 TL-197 [PDF] DBH Personnel Services December 17, 2013
710.3B TL-298 [PDF] Standards in Supervision of Community-Based Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services June 8, 2016
710.1A TL-243 [PDF] Employee Conduct March 13, 2014
710.2A TL-199 [PDF] Workplace Violence Prevention and Response December 17, 2013
712.1 TL-200 [PDF] Areas of Consideration for Department of Mental Health Vacancies December 17, 2013
713.1A TL-242 [PDF] Recruitment Advertising and Offers of Appointment March 13, 2014
713.2 TL-202 [PDF] Volunteer Services Program** December 17, 2013
716.1A TL-307 [PDF] DBH Health Screenings January 4, 2017
716.2A TL-240 [PDF]  Mandatory Testing for CDL Drivers for Controlled Substances and Alcohol March 13, 2014
716.3 TL-205 [PDF] Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing for Employees who Serve Children or Youth** December 17, 2013
716.4 TL-206 [PDF] Criminal Background and Traffic Record Check Program** December 17, 2013
716.5 TL-207 [PDF] Criminal Background Check Program for Certain Unlicensed Personnel December 17, 2013
716.6 TL-208 [PDF] Screening for Eligibility to Participate in Federal Healthcare Programs and to Contract with District of Columbia December 17, 2013
717.1 TL-209 [PDF] Administration and Use of Overtime December 17, 2013
717.2A TL-241 [PDF] Voluntary Leave Transfer Program March 13, 2014
717.3 TL-211 [PDF] Alternative Work Schedules December 17, 2013
717.4 TL-212 [PDF] Telecommuting December 17, 2013
718.1 TL-213 [PDF] Employee Identification Card Program December 17, 2013
730.1 TL-303 [PDF] Reconsideration and Resolution Committee October 21, 2016
740.2 TL-214 [PDF] DBH Orientation of New Employees December 17, 2013
750.2 TL-264 [PDF] DBH Official Travel and Training Approval Policy September 22, 2014
750.3A TL-270 [PDF] Government and Personal Vehicle Operators Accountability Policy December 02, 2014
760.1A TL-216 [PDF] DBH Americans with Disabilities Act and Human Rights Act Grievance Procedure for Employees and Applicants December 17, 2013
760.2A TL-239 [PDF] Provision of Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Practices Under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) for Employees and Applicants March 13, 2014
760.3 TL-218 [PDF] Effective Communication for People with Disabilities December 17, 2013
760.4 TL-219 [PDF] DBH Equal Employment Opportunity Policy December 17, 2013
770.1 TL-220 [PDF] Clearance of Personnel for Separation or Transfer December 17, 2013
770.2 TL-221 [PDF] Exit Interviews for Employees Who Separate December 17, 2013
770.3 TL-222 [PDF] Reporting an Employee's Death December 17, 2013

800 - 899 PROCUREMENT, SUPPLIES, AND SERVICES

Policy Number Name Published Date
801.1 TL-266 [PDF] Inter-agency Agreements October 10, 2014
811.1 TL-297 [PDF] Issuance and Use of Wireless Communication Devices and Other Portable Technology January 13, 2016

900 - 999 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Policy Number Name Published Date
911.1 TL-301 ]PDF] Claims Audit October 3, 2016
913.1 TL-259 [PDF] Third Party Liability (TPL) July 16, 2014

1000 DBH MANUALS

Policy Number Name Published Date
1000.1A TL-132 [PDF] DBH Grants Manual** February 24, 2010
1000.2A TL-192 [PDF] MHRS Provider Authorization and Billing Manual** August 07, 2013
1000.2A TL-262 [PDF] Revised Appendix A for MHRS Provider Authorization and Billing Manual August 18, 2014
1000.3 [PDF] DBH Privacy Manual January 13, 2014
1000.3 TL- 299 [PDF]

Privacy Policies and Procedures Manual Updated HIPAA Privacy Forms 1 and 3
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July 13, 2016
1000.5 TL-295 [PDF] Medicaid Health Homes for Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses January 13, 2016