Bill Summaries: H 107 GAST TRAINING PILOT.

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  • Summary date: Feb 15 2011 - View Summary

    As title indicates. Directs the training pilot to be located in a local management entity (LME) within each of the three regions of the state, and provides additional details for the pilot training program. Directs the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), to evaluate the effectiveness of the pilot training program and to determine whether the existing Geriatric/Adult Mental Health Specialty Teams have the resources to expand the training statewide, the possibility of incorporating new and existing training, and any associated costs. Instructs DHHS to report on these issues to the NC Study Commission on Aging and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, GDevelopmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services on or before September 1, 2012. Enacts GS 131D-4.9, directing adult care homes licensed under GS Chapter 131D to permit Geriatric/Adult Mental Health Specialty Teams to conduct staff training.