Referral and information service means responding to inquiries from people, usually by telephone, about services provided by the program or services provided by other health care organizations and contacting another health care organization provider in order to obtain services for an individual. This service does not include "hotline services".
Behavioral health counseling and therapy service shall consist of a series of time-limited, structured sessions; Behavioral health counseling and therapy service shall be provided by qualified and appropriately licensed staff. Behavioral health counseling and therapy service may be provided in the agency or in the natural environment of the person served, and regardless of the location shall be provided in such a way as to ensure privacy.
Family counseling means the utilization of special skills in sessions with individuals and their family members and /or significant others under the guidance of a counselor to address family and relationship issues related to alcohol and other drug abuse and /or dependence for the purpose of promoting recovery from addiction. Family counseling services can be provided at a program certified by the Ohio department of alcohol and drug addiction services or in the natural environment of the client
Intensive outpatient service means structured individual and group alcohol and drug addiction activities and services that are provided at a certified treatment program site for a minimum of eight hours per week with services provided at least three days per week.
Assessment service means the evaluation of an individual to determine the nature and extent of his/her abuse, misuse and/or addiction to alcohol and/or other drugs. Assessment services shall consist of time limited, structured, face-to-face sessions.
A crisis intervention service is a face-to-face interaction with a client that is in response to a crisis or emergency situation experienced by themselves, a family member and/or significant other. It begins with an evaluation of what happened during the crisis and the individual's response or responses to it. An individual's reaction to a crisis can include emotional reactions (such as fear, anger, guilt, anxiety, grief), mental reactions (such as difficulty concentrating, confusion, nightmares), physical reactions (such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue, stomach problems), and behavioral reactions (sleep and appetite problems, isolation, restlessness). Information about the individual's strengths, coping skills, and social support networks is also obtained.
Individual counseling involves a face-to-face encounter between a client or client and family member and a counselor. Individual counseling means the utilization of special skills to assist an individual in achieving treatment objectives through the exploration of alcohol and other drug problems and/or addiction and their ramifications, including an examination of attitudes and feelings, consideration of alternative solutions and decision making and/or discussing didactic materials with regard to alcohol and other drug related problems. Individual counseling services can be provided at a program site certified by the Ohio department of alcohol and drug addiction services or in the client's natural environment.
Group counseling means the utilization of special skills to assist two or more individuals in achieving treatment objectives. This occurs through the exploration of alcohol and other drug problems and/or addiction and their ramifications, including an examination of attitudes and feelings, consideration of alternative solutions and decision making and/or discussing information related to alcohol and other drug related problems. Group counseling services shall be provided at a program site certified by the Ohio department of alcohol and drug addiction services or in the client's natural environment. The client to counselor ratio for group counseling shall not be greater than twelve to one. Group counseling shall be documented per paragraphs (M) and (N) of rule 3793:2-1-06 of the Administrative Code. Group sessions, focus on helping individuals increase awareness and knowledge of the nature, extent and harm of their alcohol and drug addiction. Such group sessions can consist of lecture, viewing a video or a structured discussion session and shall be documented.
Urinalysis means the testing of an individual's urine specimen to detect the presence of alcohol and other drugs. Urinalysis includes laboratory testing and /or urine dip screen
Medical/somatic services means medical services, medication administration services, medication assisted treatment, and the dispensing of medications in an alcohol and other drug treatment program.
Adjunctive alcohol and/or drug services means services other than those listed as specific alcohol and/or drug treatment services provided to individuals enrolled in an alcohol and other drug program or their family members, which are supportive of alcohol and/or drug addiction treatment services.