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Amount, Duration and Scope of Selected Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 130]
Action 2016 Psychiatric Residential Treatment Services Program Changes
Stage Emergency/NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 3/22/2017
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3/22/17  2:25 pm
Commenter: Newport News Behavioral Health Center

3 individual sessions per week
 

Concerned about the 3 individual sessions per week provided by a clinician. Not exactly sure there is any therapeutic value of the  3 individual sessions per week. It’s possible that 1 session a week is as valuable.  The requirement of the 3 sessions and the duration is not necessary. If treatment is to be more individualized then requiring the 3 sessions per week to contradictory to the goal of providing indiviudalized treatment.