MHD is providing the below documentation templates as a convenience to providers. These are not forms to be filled out, but are examples of acceptable templates for behavioral health assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes. MHD does not require any particular format, but does define adequate documentation and adequate records (see Behavioral Health Services Manual, Section 13.4). The below templates are designed to include all elements required to meet the standard of adequate documentation and adequate records for behavioral health services. There is no need to use these templates in lieu of electronic health records that include all of the required elements.

Template Documents available are: