Clinical Practice

 

LACDMH 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
    • Access To Services
    • Integrated Treatment

1. DMH PRACTICE PARAMETERS

LACDMH Introduction to Practice Parameters

LACDMH Parameters for Clinical Assessment

LACDMH Parameters for Medication Use

LACDMH Parameters for Clinical Programs

LACDMH Parameters for Psychotherapies

 

2. SUGGESTED BEST PRACTICES AND STANDARDS

 

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

 

4. CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT

5. PSYCHIATRIC MH NURSE PRACTITIONER STANDARDIZED PROCEDURES AND PRACTICE INFORMATION

 

6. CLINICAL INFORMATION