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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 190. Regulations for Voluntary Admissions to State Training Centers

12VAC35-190-21. Application for admission.

A. Requests for admission to a training center shall be processed through the CSB. A parent, guardian, or authorized representative seeking admission to a training center for an individual with an intellectual disability shall apply first to the CSB that serves the area where the individual, or if a minor, the minor's parent or guardian is currently residing. The CSB shall consult with the RST prior to preparing a preadmission screening.

B. If the CSB, in consultation with the RST, determines that the services for the individual are not available in the community or the individual chooses to obtain services in the state training center, the CSB shall forward a preadmission screening report, pursuant to § 37.2-806 B of the Code of Virginia, to a training center serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.

C. The preadmission screening report shall include at a minimum:

1. An application for services;

2. A medical history indicating the presence of any current medical problems as well as the presence of any known communicable disease. In all cases, the application shall include any currently prescribed medications as well as any known medication allergies;

3. A social history and current housing or living arrangements; and

4. A psychological evaluation that reflects the individual's current functioning.

D. The preadmission screening report shall also include the following, as appropriate:

1. A current individualized education plan for school-aged individuals.

2. A vocational assessment for adults.

3. A completed discharge plan outlining the services to be provided upon discharge and anticipated date of discharge.

4. A statement from the individual, family member, or authorized representative requesting services in the training center.

Statutory Authority

§§ 37.2-203 and 37.2-806 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 7, eff. January 15, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 23, eff. August 19, 2009; Volume 35, Issue 6, eff. December 27, 2018.

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