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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXIX
Chapter 397
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F.S. 397.96
397.96 Case management for complex substance abuse cases.
(1) Contingent upon specific appropriations, it is the intent of the Legislature to provide for a more intensive level of case management for complex cases involving children who need substance abuse services. Such services shall be directed toward children receiving services from several agencies or programs to address the complex problems created by substance abuse, dependency, or addiction.
(2) The department shall determine when a child receiving children’s substance abuse services under this part shall have a case manager.
(3) For the purposes of this section, “case management” means those activities aimed at:
(a) Implementing a treatment plan;
(b) Advocacy;
(c) Linking services providers to a child and family;
(d) Monitoring services delivery; and
(e) Collecting information to determine the effect of services and treatment.
(4) The case manager shall periodically review services utilization to ascertain compliance with plans approved by the planning team.
(5) In the attempt to minimize duplication, it is the intent of the Legislature that a child have no more than one case manager.
History.s. 12, ch. 99-396; s. 13, ch. 2015-4.