The details right here pertains to people under 18 years old getting services for mental health, substance usage, or even a developmental disability in Wisconsin.
Liberties of Minors
- Admission to treatment that is inpatient
- Outpatient admissions
Client Rights Pamphlets
- Rights of kids and Adolescent Patients in Inpatient Mental Health places (English Only)
- Legal rights of Minors in Inpatient Community Mental Health places (Multiple Languages Available)
- Liberties of kids and Adolescents in Outpatient Mental wellness Treatment (Multiple Languages Available)
Psychological State Review Officer Process
Wisconsin juvenile courts have to appoint a psychological state Review Officer (MHRO) to examine the outpatient psychological state therapy of minors aged 14 or older. (Wis. Stat. В§ 51.14) Outpatient psychological state therapy means therapy and social solutions for psychological disease, except 24-hour care, therapy, and custody.
Filing petition for review by MHRO
A small 14 or older (or some body for the kids) can petition the MHRO when you look at the county where in actuality the minorвЂ™s parent/guardian
resides (directory), for overview of the refusal associated with the minorвЂ™s parent/guardian to deliver informed consent for outpatient health treatment that is mental. For a small whose permission for therapy had been given by parent/guardian despite the minorвЂ™s refusal, the procedure manager regarding the outpatient center must register a petition for report about the informed permission because of the MHRO.