Mental Health Institutions Community Mental Health Care Centers: Community mental health and intellectual and developmental disability centers, community mental retardation centers, are providing diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive, and/or educational services to a large number of persons with mental, behavioral, emotional, and/or adjustment problems, or with intellectual disabilities and/or with related disorders. Such centers are and should be classified as mental health care facilities, and the clinical director of all such centers should be required to be a licensed physician, preferably a psychiatrist, experienced in mental health care. (Committee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation, p 135, A-94; reaffirmed CSA Rep. 6-A-04; amended CSPH Rep. 2-A-14).
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October 07, 2016