Alphabetical listing of Acronyms

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A&SQ: Ages & Stages Questionnaire

A&SQ: SE: Ages & Stages Questionnaire (with Social-Emotional scale)

ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis

ACA: Affordable Care Act

ACO: Accountable Care Organization

ACT: Assertive Community Treatment

ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

AFCARS: Adoption & Foster Care Analysis Reporting System

AFFM: Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

APS: Adult Protective Services

ARP: Alternative Response Program

AS: Asperger's Disorder

ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASO: Administrative Service Organization.

ASM: Autism Society of Maine

Aspire: Additional Support for Retraining and Employment

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BCBA: Board Certified Behavior Analyst

BHH: Behavioral Health Homes

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional

BIIN: Brain Injury Information Network

BRAP: Bridging Rental Assistance Program

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CAFAS: Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale

CBH: Children’s Behavioral Health

CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CCDF: Child Care and Development Fund

CCIDS: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

CCS: Clinical Care Specialist

CCSME: Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine

CCSP: Child Care Subsidy Program

CDC: Center for Disease Control & Prevention

CDS: Child Development Services

CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

CHAT: Children’s Habilitation Assessment Tool.

CPS: Child Protective Services

COT: Council on Transition

CQI: Continuous Quality Improvement

CSHN: Children with Special Health Needs

CW: Child Welfare

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DAB: Drug Affected Baby

DBT: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

DD: Development Delay

DDPC: Dorthea Dix Psychiatric Center

DHHS: Department of Health & Human Services

DOC: Department of Corrections

DOE: Department of Education

DOL: Department of Labor

DRC: Disability Rights Center

DSM: Diagnostic & Statistical Manual

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EBP: Evidence Based Practice

ECS: Early Childhood Services

EI: Early Intervention

EIS: Enterprise Information System

ELC: Elizabeth Levinson Center

EPSDT: Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Testing

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F.A: Functional Assessment

FAPE: Free and Appropriate Public Education Act

FAS: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FFT: Functional Family Therapy

FFY: Federal Fiscal Year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30)

FH: Foster Home

FIS: Family Information Specialist

FP: Family Partners

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GA: General Assistance

GAL: Guardian ad Litem

G.E.A.R. Parent Network: Gaining Empowerment Allows Results (parent network)

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HCT: Home & Community Based Treatment

HH: Health Homes

HIPPA: Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act

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ICF/MR: Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

ICF/MR-N: Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities with  nursing needs

ID: Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation)

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IDEIA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

IEP: Individual Education Plan

IFSP: Individual Family Service Plan

ISP: Individual Service/Support Plan

ITP: Individual Treatment Plan

ITRT: Intensive Temporary Residential Treatment

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JCAHO: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

JCCO: Juvenile Community Correctional Officer

JJAG: Juvenile Justice Advisory Group

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KMCC: Keeping Maines Children Connected

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LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LD: Learning Disability

LD: Legislative Document

LDA: Learning Disabilities Association

LMSW: Licensed Master's of Social Work

LSW: Licensed Social Worker

LOC: Level of Care

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MACED: Maine Advisory Council on the Education of Children with Disabilities

MACSP: Maine Association of Community Service Providers

MACWIS: Maine Automated Child Welfare Information System

MADSEC: Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities

MAFAP: Maine Association of Foster and Adoptive Parents

MAFO: Maine Alliance of Family Organizations

MAMHS: Maine Association of Mental Health Services

MASAP: Maine Association of Substance Abuse Providers

MATCH: Modular Approach to Therapy for Children (A.D.T.C: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, & Conduct Problems)

MBM: MaineCare Benefits Manual

MC: MaineCare

MCA: Maine Children's Alliance

MCF: Maine Caring Families

MCO: Managed Care Organization

MD: Medical Director

MDTFC: Multi-dimensional Treatment Foster Care

MEJ: Maine Equal Justice

MH: Mental Health

MHRA: Maine Human Rights Act

MHRT: Mental Health Rehabilitative Technician

MIHMS: Maine Integrated Health Management Solution

MHPC: Mental Health Program Coordinator

MOU: Memorandum of Understanding

MPCA: Maine Primary Care Association

MPF: Maine Parent Federation

MST: Multi-Systemic Therapy

MST-PSB: Multi-Systemic Therapy, Problem Sexual Behavior

MSW: Master of Social Work

MTN: Maine Transition Network

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NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI-MAINE: National Alliance on Mental Health of Maine

NCANDS: National Child Abuse/Neglect Data System

NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health

NYTD: National Youth Transition Data Base

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OADS: Office of Aging and Disability Services

OCD: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCFS: Office of Child & Family Services

ODD: Oppositional Defiant Disorder

OHH: Opioid Health Home

OMS: Office of Medical Services (MaineCare)

OP: Outpatient

OQMHP: Other Qualified Mental Health Professionals

OSA: Office of Substance Abuse

OT: Occupational Therapy

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PA: Prior Authorization

PCP: Person Centered Plan

PCP: Primary Care Physician

PCS: Personal Care Services

PDD: Pervasive Developmental Disorder

PDD-NOS: Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified

PDN: Private Duty Nurse

PHN: Public Health Nursing

PMPM: Per Member Per Month

PNMI: Private Non-Medical Institutions

PT: Physical Therapy

PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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QA: Quality Assurance

QI: Quality Improvement

QIC: Quality Improvement Council

QRS: Quality Rating and Improvement System

QRIS: Quality Rating and Improvement System

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RCS: Rehabilitative and Community Services

RFP: Request for Proposal

ROM: Results Oriented Management System Out of the University of Kansas

RPC: Riverview Psychiatric Center

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SAMHS: Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

SB: School-Based

SDM: Structured decision Makine

SED: Severe Emotional Disturbance

SFY: State Fiscal Year (July 1- June 30)

SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

SLD: Specific Learning Disability

SMPA: Southern Maine Parent Awareness

SOC: System of Care

SSI: Supplemental Security Income

ST: Speech Therapy

SURS: Surveillance, Utilization, and Review

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TANF: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TCM: Targeted Case Management

TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury

TFCBT: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

TR: Therapeutic Recreation

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UCP: United Cerebral Palsy

UR: Utilization Review

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VR: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

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YDC: Youth Development Center

YMM: Youth MOVE Maine

Y-OQ: Youth Outcome Questionnaire

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