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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 397
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
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F.S. 397.92
397.92 Children’s substance abuse services system; goals.
(1) It is the intent of the Legislature that the children’s substance abuse services system achieve the following performance outcomes for children who are eligible for services:
(a) Identification of the presenting problems and conditions of substance abuse through the use of valid assessment.
(b) Improvement in the child’s ability to function in the family with minimum supports.
(c) Improvement in the child’s ability to function in school with minimum supports.
(d) Improvement in the child’s ability to function in the community with minimum supports.
(e) Improvement in the child’s ability to live drug-free.
(f) Reduction of behaviors and conditions that may be linked to substance abuse, such as unintended pregnancy, delinquency, sexually transmitted diseases, and smoking, and other negative behaviors.
(g) Increased return of children in state custody, drug-free, to their homes, or the placement of such children, drug-free, in an appropriate setting.
(2) Pursuant to former s. 216.0166, the department shall annually develop performance outcomes and performance measures to assess the performance of the children’s substance abuse services system in achieving the intent of this section.
History.s. 7, ch. 99-396; s. 42, ch. 2015-2.