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|C&Y||Children and Youth|
|C&E||Consultation Education/Community Services: Refers to programs and activities made available by any staff member to community or human service agencies, professional personnel and the general public concerning mental illness or mental retardation, in order to increase general awareness or knowledge about these disabilities or how to prevent them.|
|CAO||County Assistance Office. Determines eligibility for Medicaid|
|CASSP||Child & Adolescent Service System Program. Implemented on the Federal, State and local level to develop a system of care for youth experiencing serious emotional problems or are at risk for doing so. Key focus is to bring family and child-serving systems together to create resources/supports for children in their own family/community.|
|CAU||County Administrative Unit|
|CCR/POMS||Consolidated Community Reporting/Performance Outcome Measurement. Reporting system that gathers client-specific demographic information, and services rendered for individuals in the MH/MR system.|
|CCRS||Consolidated Community Reporting System|
|CCU||Centralized Case Management Unit|
|CCYA||County Children & Youth Agency|
|CDC||Child Development Center|
|CCER||Community Employment and Employment Related Services (Competitive Employment, transitional training, mobile work forces, enclave placement & follow-up services)|
|CFO||Chief Financial Officer|
|CFR||Code of Federal Regulations|
|C/FST||Consumer/Family Satisfaction Team|
|CHADD||Children with Attention Deficit Disorder|
|CHILDLINE||Hotline; accepts calls about abuse or neglect. Also a state registry for indicated/founded perpetrators of abuse|
|C/HIPP||Community/Hospital Integration Project Program|
|CI||Crisis Intervention. Services which include: telephone crisis, walk-in crisis, mobile crisis, medical mobile crisis team and crisis residential.|
|CIS||Client Information System|
|CISC||Children in Substitute Care|
|CLA||Community Living Arrangements. Community residential services for persons with mental retardation|
|CLC||Community Living Care, Inc. Provider of residential services|
|CLIA||Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment|
Case Management. Services include: intake into the public MH system, development of service plan, referrals and monitoring to specialized MH services and generic services, coordination with out-of-home placements including state hospitals, supportive case management for MH has three levels:
1. Administrative Management (Formerly Service Management)
2. Resource Coordination.
3. Intensive Case Management.
Case management for persons with MR are termed:
1. Case management.
2. Targeted Case Management.
3. Title XIX Case Management.
4. Early Intervention Case Management.
|CMHC||Community Mental Health Center|
|CMS||Center for Medicaid Services. Federal Regulatory Agency|
|COB||Coordination of Benefits|
|CPN||Community Psychiatric Nursing|
|CPS||Child Protective Services - ACT 151|
|CQI||Continuous Quality Improvement|
|CRCS||Capitation Rate Calculation Sheet|
|CRF||Consumer Registry File|
|CRNP||Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner|
|CRR||Community Residential Rehabilitation. Living accommodations, personal assistance, psycho and social rehabilitation to individuals with serious mental illness|
|CSI||Consumer Satisfaction Instruments|
|CSP||Community Support Program. An organized network of MH professionals, social service agencies, family members, consumers and community members who help to plan & develop the services needed for consumers to live as independently as possible.|
|CST||Consumer Satisfaction Team|