Our goal is to significantly reduce the number of children placed outside of the home or in the emergency room.
Our team of Mental Health Practitioners Minnesota Statue 245.4871, Subdivision 26 and Mental Health Professionals Minnesota Statute 256B.0943 Subdivision 1, must meet strict legal requirements to serve our clients.
As stated under Minnesota Statute 256B.0944, each member on our team must:
- Be experienced in mental health assessment, crisis intervention techniques, and clinical decision making under emergency conditions
- Have knowledge of local services and resources
- Recommend and coordinate the team’s services with appropriate local resources, including the county social services agency, mental health service providers, and local law enforcement, if necessary
We Are Mandated Reporters
Everyone on our staff is a mandated reporter. That means, under Minnesota law, that we are required to report to child protective services any child abuse or neglect that we know or have reason to know is happening or has happened in the child’s recent past. This means that, upon learning of potential neglect or abuse, each staff member is under a legal duty to call the police or child protection to make an official report.