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DHS 75.02(4) (4)“Approved placement criteria" means WI-UPC, ASAM or similar placement criteria that may be approved by the department.
DHS 75.02(5) (5)“ASAM placement criteria" means a set of placement criteria for substance abuse patients published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
DHS 75.02 Note Note: The publication, Patient Placement Criteria for the Treatment of Substance-Related Disorders, published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), may be consulted at the department's bureau of prevention, treatment and recovery or at the Secretary of State's office or the Legislative Reference Bureau. Send inquires about the ASAM placement criteria to American Society of Addiction Medicine, 4601 N. Park Ave., Suite 101 Upper Arcade, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, or check ASAM's internet site at
DHS 75.02(7) (7)“Case management" means an organized process for bringing services, agencies, resources and people together within a planned framework for linking, advocating for and monitoring the provision of appropriate educational, intervention, treatment, or support services to a client with alcohol or other drug abuse problems in a coordinated, efficient and effective manner.
DHS 75.02(8) (8)“Certification" means approval of a service by the department.
DHS 75.02(9) (9)“Certification specialist" means a department employee responsible for certifying a service under this chapter.
DHS 75.02(9m) (9m)“Clinical supervision" has the meaning given in s. SPS 160.02 (6).
DHS 75.02(11) (11)“Clinical supervisor" means any of the following:
DHS 75.02(11)(a) (a) An individual who meets the qualifications established in s. SPS 160.02 (7).
DHS 75.02(11)(b) (b) A physician knowledgeable in addiction treatment.
DHS 75.02(11)(c) (c) A psychologist knowledgeable in psychopharmacology and addiction treatment.
DHS 75.02(12) (12)“Clinical supervision" means intermittent face-to-face contact provided on or off the site of a service between a clinical supervisor and treatment staff to ensure that each patient has an individualized treatment plan and is receiving quality care. “Clinical supervision" includes auditing of patient files, review and discussion of active cases and direct observation of treatment, and means also exercising supervisory responsibility over substance abuse counselors in regard to at least the following: counselor development, counselor skill assessment and performance evaluation, staff management and administration, and professional responsibility.
DHS 75.02(13) (13)“Consultation" means discussing the aspects of the individual patient's circumstance with other professionals to assure comprehensive and quality care for the patient, consistent with the objectives in the patient's treatment plan or for purposes of making adjustments to the patient's treatment plan.
DHS 75.02(14) (14)“Continuing care" means the stage of treatment in which the patient no longer requires counseling at the intensity described in ss. DHS 75.10 to 75.12. Continuing care is treatment that follows a treatment plan, is designed to support and sustain the process of recovery and is provided on an outpatient basis and at a frequency agreed upon between the patient and the provider.
DHS 75.02(15) (15)“Counseling" means the application of recognized theories, principles, techniques and strategies to manage and facilitate the progress of diverse patients toward mutually determined treatment goals and objectives using culturally sensitive modalities as described in s. SPS 160.02 (10m) or s. MPSW 2.01 (10).
DHS 75.02(16) (16)“Crisis intervention" means services that respond to a substance abuser's needs during acute episodes that may involve physical distress.
DHS 75.02(17) (17)“Day treatment service" means a medically monitored and structured non-residential treatment service consisting of regularly scheduled sessions of various modalities such as counseling, case management, group or individual therapy, medical services and mental health services, as indicated, by interdisciplinary providers for a scheduled number of sessions per day and week.
DHS 75.02(18) (18)“Department" means the Wisconsin department of health services.
DHS 75.02(19) (19)“Detoxification plan" means a planned procedure based on clinical findings for managing or monitoring withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs.
DHS 75.02(20) (20)“Detoxification service" means any of the services under ss. DHS 75.06 to 75.09.
DHS 75.02(21) (21)“Discharge planning" means planning and coordination of treatment and social services associated with the patient's discharge from treatment, including the preparation of a discharge summary as required under s. DHS 75.03 (17).
DHS 75.02(21m) (21m)“DSPS" means the Wisconsin department of safety and professional services.
DHS 75.02(22) (22)“DSM-IV" means the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, published by the American Psychiatric Association.
DHS 75.02(23) (23)“Drug detoxification treatment" means the dispensing of a narcotic drug in decreasing doses to a patient to alleviate adverse physiological or psychological effects incidental to the patient's withdrawal from continuous or sustained use of a narcotic drug and as a method of bringing the individual to a narcotic drug-free state.
DHS 75.02(24) (24)“Dually diagnosed" means a patient diagnosed as having a substance use disorder listed in the DSM-IV that is accompanied by dependency, trauma or dementia and a diagnosed mental disorder.
DHS 75.02(25) (25)“Early intervention" means activities that take place with high-risk individuals, families or populations with the goal of averting or interrupting the further progression of problems associated with substance use or abuse. These activities may include problem identification and resolution, referral for screening, specialized education, alternative activities development, social policy development, environmental change, training and development of risk reduction skills.
DHS 75.02(26) (26)“Employee assistance program service" means an intervention service provided to employees by an employer for the purpose of identifying, motivating to seek help and referring for assistance those employees whose job performance is impaired or is at risk of impairment by personal problems, such as medical, family, marital, financial, legal, emotional and substance abuse or dependency problems.
DHS 75.02(27) (27)“FDA" means the U.S. food and drug administration.
DHS 75.02(28) (28)“First priority for services" means that an individual assessed as needing services will be referred immediately to available treatment resources and, in the event there is a waiting list for any treatment resource, the individual will be placed on the waiting list immediately before any person not entitled to first priority for services.
DHS 75.02(29) (29)“Follow-up" means a process used by a treatment provider to periodically assess the referral process and rehabilitation progress of a patient who has completed treatment, has been discharged from treatment or has been referred for concurrent services.
DHS 75.02(30) (30)“Group counseling" means the application of counseling techniques which involve interaction among members of a group consisting of at least 2 patients but not more than 16 patients with a minimum of one counselor for every 8 patients.
DHS 75.02(31) (31)“Hospital services" means services typically provided only in a hospital as defined in s. 50.33 (2), Stats.
DHS 75.02(32) (32)“Incapacitated person" means a person who, as a result of the use of or withdrawal from alcohol or other drugs, is unconscious or has his or her judgment otherwise so impaired that he or she is incapable of making a rational decision, as evidenced objectively by the service using such indicators as extreme physical harm or threats of harm to himself or herself, to any other person or to property.
DHS 75.02(33) (33)“Intake process" means the specific tasks necessary to admit a person to a substance abuse service, such as completion of admission forms, notification of patient rights, explanation of the general nature and goals of the service, review of policies and procedures of the service and orientation.
DHS 75.02(33m) (33m)“Intensive supervision" means a program to promote public safety and reduce incarceration and recidivism related to substance abuse that includes all of the following:
DHS 75.02(33m)(a) (a) Centralized screening, review, evaluation, and monitoring of offenders by caseworkers in coordination with law enforcement, the district attorney, the courts, or the department of corrections.
DHS 75.02(33m)(b) (b) Community supervision of offenders from the time of arrest and formal charging through adjudication and compliance with court orders.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c) (c) Coordination of an array of interventions for the offender while under community supervision. Interventions to be coordinated may include any of the following:
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)1. 1. Assessment.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)2. 2. Case management.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)3. 3. Alcohol or other drug abuse treatment.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)4. 4. Education.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)5. 5. Specialized education or skill-building programs.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)6. 6. Obtaining an intoxicated driver assessment under ch. DHS 62.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)7. 7. Periodic breath tests or urine analysis.
DHS 75.02(33m)(c)8. 8. Attendance at victim impact panels.
DHS 75.02(33m)(d) (d) Programs such as the treatment alternative program under ch. DHS 66.
DHS 75.02(33m)(e) (e) A pretrial intervention program under s. 51.49, Stats.
DHS 75.02(33m)(f) (f) A corrective sanction program for juveniles under s. 938.533, Stats., or an intensive supervision program for juveniles under s. 938.534, Stats., a drug court, or other similar program.
DHS 75.02(34) (34)“Intervention" means a process of interrupting an action or a behavior that is harmful to an individual. “Intervention" may be a formal substance abuse service under s. DHS 75.16, or may be included in, but is not limited to, an educational program, an employee assistance program, an intoxicated driver assessment or driver safety plan program under ch. DHS 62, screening procedures under s. DHS 75.03 (10), or consultation provided to non-substance abuse professionals.
DHS 75.02(35) (35)“Intoxicated person" means a person whose mental or physical functioning, as determined and documented by the service, is substantially impaired as a result of the use of alcohol or other drugs.
DHS 75.02(36) (36)“Level of care" means the intensity and frequency of services provided by a service under ss. DHS 75.06 to 75.15. “Intensity of services" refers to both the degree of restrictiveness for a patient to participate and to the range of specific services expected, including the involvement of medical professionals in the delivery of care. “Frequency of service" refers to how often the service may be provided or is available to the patient.
DHS 75.02(37) (37)“Licensed practical nurse" means a person who is licensed under s. 441.10, Stats., as a licensed practical nurse.
DHS 75.02(38) (38)“Maintenance treatment" means the dispensing of a narcotic drug in the treatment of an individual for dependence on heroin or another morphine-like drug.
DHS 75.02(39) (39)“Medical director" means a physician knowledgeable in the practice of addiction medicine, certified in addiction medicine by the American society of addiction medicine or certified in addiction psychiatry by the American board of psychiatry and neurology, who is employed as the chief medical officer for a service.
DHS 75.02 Note Note: A medical director of a certified service who is not certified in addiction medicine or in addiction psychiatry is encouraged to work toward and complete the requirements for certification in addiction medicine by the American society of addiction, or work toward and complete the requirements for certification by the American board of psychiatry and neurology in addiction psychiatry.
DHS 75.02(40) (40)“Medical personnel" means a physician, a physician assistant, nurse practitioner or other health care personnel licensed to at least the level of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
DHS 75.02(41) (41)“Medical screening" means the examination conducted by medical personnel of a person to ascertain eligibility for admission to a substance abuse treatment service and to assess the person's medical needs.
DHS 75.02(42) (42)“Medical services" means services designed to address the medical needs of a patient, including a physical examination, evaluating, managing and monitoring health-related risks of withdrawal from alcohol and other substances, administration of medications and emergency medical care.
DHS 75.02(43) (43)“Medical supervision" means regular coordination, direction and inspection by a physician of an individual's exercise of delegation to deliver medical services when the individual is not licensed to administer medical services.
DHS 75.02(44) (44)“Medically directed" means the carrying out of standing orders under the supervision of a physician for delivering the medical aspects of a service, including review and consultation provided to treatment staff in regard to the admission, treatment, transfer and discharge of patients.
DHS 75.02(45) (45)“Medically managed inpatient detoxification service" means a 24-hour per day observation and monitoring service, with nursing care, physician management and all of the resources of a general or specialty inpatient hospital.
DHS 75.02(46) (46)“Medically managed inpatient treatment service" means a service provided in a general or specialty hospital with 24-hour per day nursing care, physician management and all the resources of a hospital approved under ch. DHS 124.
DHS 75.02(47) (47)“Medically managed services" means services provided or directly managed by a physician.
DHS 75.02(48) (48)“Medically monitored residential detoxification service" means a 24-hour per day service in a residential setting providing detoxification service and monitoring, with care provided by a multi-disciplinary team of service personnel including 24-hour nursing care under the supervision of a physician.
DHS 75.02(49) (49)“Medically monitored services" means services provided under the direction and supervision of a physician. The physician may or may not directly administer care to the patient.
DHS 75.02(50) (50)“Medically monitored treatment service" means a community or hospital based, 24-hour treatment service which provides a minimum of 12 hours of counseling per patient per week, including observation, and monitoring provided by a multi-disciplinary staff under the supervision of a physician.
DHS 75.02(51) (51)“Mental health professional" means an individual with training and supervised clinical experience in the field of mental health who is qualified under appendix B.
DHS 75.02(52) (52)“Mental disorder" means a condition listed in DSM-IV.
DHS 75.02(53) (53)“Narcotic dependent" means an individual who is physiologically and psychologically dependent on heroin or another morphine-like drug to prevent the onset of withdrawal symptoms.
DHS 75.02(54) (54)“Narcotic treatment service for opiate addiction" means an organization that includes a physician who administers or dispenses a narcotic drug to a narcotic addict for treatment or detoxification treatment with a comprehensive range of medical and rehabilitation services and that is approved by the state methadone authority and the designated federal regulatory authority and registered with the U.S. drug enforcement administration to use a narcotic drug for treatment of narcotic addiction.
DHS 75.02(55) (55)“Nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse licensed under ch. 441, Stats., and certified by a national certifying body approved by the Wisconsin board of nursing to perform patient services under the supervision and direction of a physician.
DHS 75.02(56) (56)“Outpatient treatment service" means a non-residential treatment service that provides a variety of evaluation, diagnostic, intervention, crisis and counseling services relating to substance abuse in order to ameliorate symptoms and restore effective functioning.
DHS 75.02(57) (57)“Paraprofessional" means an individual hired on the basis of skills and knowledge to perform specific functions in connection with a substance abuse service, who is not licensed, credentialed or otherwise formally recognized as a medical services provider or a mental health professional.
DHS 75.02(58) (58)“Patient" means an individual who has completed the screening, placement and intake process and is receiving substance abuse treatment services.
DHS 75.02(59) (59)“Patient-identifying information" means the name, address, social security number, photograph or similar information by which the identity of a patient can be determined with reasonable accuracy and speed, either directly or by reference to other publicly available information.
DHS 75.02(60) (60)“Patient and family education" means the provision of information to a patient and, as appropriate, to the patient's family, concerning the effects of use and abuse of alcohol or other substances, the dynamics of abuse and dependency and available services and resources.
DHS 75.02(61) (61)“Patient satisfaction survey" means a written questionnaire to be completed by an individual who has participated in a substance abuse service to assess the individual's perception of the effectiveness of the service in meeting his or her needs.
DHS 75.02(62) (62)“Physically accessible" means a facility that persons with functional limitations caused by impairments of sight, hearing, coordination, cognition or perception, or persons with disabilities that cause them to be semi-ambulatory or non-ambulatory may readily enter, leave and circulate within, and in which they can use public rest rooms and elevators.
DHS 75.02(63) (63)“Physician" or “service physician" means a person licensed under ch. 448, Stats., to practice medicine and surgery, who is certified in addiction medicine by the American society of addiction medicine, certified in addiction psychiatry by the American board of psychiatry and neurology or otherwise knowledgeable in the practice of addiction medicine.
DHS 75.02 Note Note: A physician providing or supervising addiction treatment in a certified service who is not certified in addiction medicine or in addiction psychiatry is encouraged to work toward and complete the requirements for certification by the American society of addiction medicine in addiction medicine as an addiction specialist, or work toward and complete the requirements for certification by the American board of psychiatry and neurology in addiction psychiatry.
DHS 75.02(64) (64)“Physician assistant" means a person licensed under s. 448.05 (5), Stats., to perform patient services under the supervision and direction of a physician.
DHS 75.02(65) (65)“Placement criteria summary" means documentation that identifies the treatment service qualifying criteria and severity indicators applicable to a patient, and shall include the interviewer's comments, the patient's statement regarding willingness to accept the level of care placement recommendation, reasons for selecting an alternative level of care placement, if applicable, the name, address and phone number of the agency the patient is being referred to and signatures of the patient and the interviewer.
DHS 75.02(66) (66)“Potentiation" means the increasing of potency and, in particular, the synergistic action of 2 drugs which produces an effect that is greater than the sum of the effect of each drug used alone.
DHS 75.02(67) (67)“Prescription" means a written instruction for preparation and administration of a medication or for treatment that includes the date of the order, the name and address of the prescriber, the patient's name and address and the prescriber's signature.
DHS 75.02(68) (68)“Prevention" has the meaning given in s. SPS 160.02 (21).
DHS 75.02(69) (69)“Prevention measures" means preventive interventions that use a combination of prevention strategies to affect 3 population groups, as follows:
DHS 75.02(69)(a) (a) Universal prevention measures are designed to affect a general population.
DHS 75.02(69)(b) (b) Selective prevention measures are designed to target sub-groups of the general population distinguished by age, gender, occupation, culture or other obvious characteristics whose members are at risk for developing substance abuse problems.
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