Psychiatric Hospital Placement Overview
Section 4 Overview
This section pertains to the policy and procedures necessary when an out-of-home placement of a child is imminent or has occurred.
Chapter 20 Overview
This chapter describes the process required when the recommendation is made that a child be placed in a hospital setting for psychiatric treatment.
Table of Contents
- 20.1 Definition and Criteria for Placement
- 20.2 Psychiatric Hospital Placement and Service Delivery
NOTE: Psychiatric hospitalization should be considered a treatment resource not a placement resource.