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DMH PRACTICE PARAMETERS/GUIDELINES/SUGGESTED BEST PRACTICES/INFORMATION

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health establishes Practice Parameters and Guidelines and provides clinical information to assist mental health professionals in their clinical practice. The following sections by category of information are:

  1. DMH Practice Parameters which identify critical factors to be considered in the provision of care.
  2. Suggested Best Practices and Standards
  3. LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT (LPS) Information, e.g. regarding authorization, detention and/ or designation.
  4. Clinical Risk Management
  5. Psychiatric MH Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedures and Practice Information
  6. Clinical Information
    • Improving Access To Services
    • Integrated Treatment
    • Provision of Services to the Medically Indigent

1.   DMH PRACTICE PARAMETERS

 LAC DMH Introduction to Practice Parameters

1.0 Introduction to the Use of DMH Practice Parameters / Revised June 2014

 
      LAC DMH Parameters for Clinical Assessment

     LAC DMH Parameters for Medication Use

      LAC DMH Parameters for Clinical Programs

     LAC DMH Parameters for Psychotherapies

 

2. SUGGESTED BEST PRACTICES AND STANDARDS 

      Standards from the DMH Managed Care Division 

 

3. LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT (LPS) AUTHORIZATION AND DESIGNATION 

 

4. CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT 

  • B. FOR SAFETY INTELLIGENCE (SI) INFORMATION GO TO "WEB APPLICATIONS" IN THE "FOR PROVIDERS" SECTION OF THE DMH INTERNET SITE

 

5. PSYCHIATRIC MH NURSE PRACTITIONER STANDARDIZED PROCEDURES AND PRACTICE INFORMATION 

 

6. CLINICAL INFORMATION  

 

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