Article 2.5. Requirements For Licensees of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 10.5. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 7.5. >> Article 2.5.
(a) The licensee shall provide at least one of the
following nonmedical services:
(1) Recovery services.
(2) Treatment services.
(3) Detoxification services.
(b) The department shall adopt regulations requiring records and
procedures that are appropriate for each of the services specified in
subdivision (a). The records and procedures may include all of the
(1) Admission criteria.
(2) Intake process.
(4) Recovery, treatment, or detoxification planning.
(6) Documentation of provision of recovery, treatment or
(7) Discharge and continuing care planning.
(8) Indicators of recovery, treatment, or detoxification outcomes.
(c) In the development of regulations implementing this section,
the written record requirements shall be modified or adapted for
social model programs.
(a) The department shall have the sole authority in state
government to establish the appropriate minimum qualifications of
the licensee or designated administrator, and the staff of a provider
of any of the services specified in subdivision (a) of Section
11834.26. These qualifications may include, but not be limited to,
education, skills, life experience, and training.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to
credentialing or licensing of individuals or to certification
qualifications established pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with
Any licensee that provides recovery, treatment, or
detoxification services, that is not in compliance with the
requirements of this article, shall have one year from the effective
date of the regulations adopted by the department pursuant to this
article and pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 11834.50)
to comply. In the event that the licensee fails to comply, the
department shall take action against the licensee pursuant to Article
4 (commencing with Section 11834.36).