Community Services Programs

Mental Health Agency Licensing Standards; Clinical Management - Treatment and Care Processes Progress Notes

PN.1 Progress notes are current and address progress towards service plan goals as well as other interactions that may be pertinent to the service needs of the client.

  • PN.1.A. Progress notes are written at least weekly unless services are designed to be offered less frequently.
  • PN.1.A.1 For services that are provided on such an intermittent or infrequent basis to make weekly notes inappropriate, the agency shall develop a policy and procedure concerning the frequency with which notes should be written.
  • PN.1.B. For services provided on an intensive basis, the agency shall develop policies and procedures establishing a frequency of documentation sufficient to reflect the intensity of service delivery.