The provider must inform the CRS counselor that a consumer's services are being terminated before the termination takes place. The provider must document that the provider informed the counselor about the termination of services to a consumer.

The provider must follow the state and federal requirements applicable to the license or certification relating to discharge procedures. The provider must ensure that the consumer is safe and must determine a discharge site and facilitate placement.

Some reasons for termination are:

  • behaviors dangerous to one’s self or others;
  • no progress made toward rehabilitation goals; or
  • refusal to participate in services.