Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 630
Department of Mental Health
Section 630.1000

August 28, 2013


Office of comprehensive child mental health established, duties--staff authorized.

630.1000. 1. There is hereby established in the department of mental health an "Office of Comprehensive Child Mental Health". The office of comprehensive child mental health, under the supervision of the director of the department of mental health, shall provide leadership in developing and implementing the comprehensive child mental health service system plan established under section 630.097. The office shall:

(1) Assure oversight and monitoring of the implementation of the comprehensive child mental health service system plan;

(2) Provide support, technical assistance and training to all departments participating in the development and implementation of the comprehensive child mental health service system established under section 630.097;

(3) Develop and coordinate service system, financing and quality assurance policy for all children's mental health services within the department of mental health;

(4) Provide leadership in program development for children's mental health services within the department of mental health, to include developing program standards and providing technical assistance in developing program capacity;

(5) Provide clinical consultation, technical assistance and clinical leadership for all child mental health within the department and to other child-serving agencies participating in the comprehensive child mental health system;

(6) Participate in the work of the coordinating board for early childhood;

(7) Participate in interagency child mental health initiatives as directed; and

(8) Provide staff support and leadership to the state comprehensive system management team established under section 630.097.

2. The departments participating in the comprehensive child mental health service system established under section 630.097 shall designate staff to represent their respective department on the state comprehensive system management team.

(L. 2005 S.B. 501)


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