RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


PRTF Draft Regulations Released
April 21, 2006

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) through the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Bureau of Children's Behavioral Services has proposed draft regulations for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) programs for review and comment. An overview and complete copy of the draft regulations is available from the link below. Comments can be sent to the department via email at ra-rtfcomments@state.pa.us no later than May 12. This review and comment process precedes the required publication of regulations in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and is a first step in the development of regulatory requirements for PRTFs. Members and other stakeholders are encouraged to share their comments with PCPA.

For additional information or questions, contact Connell O'Brien.

PRTF Draft RegulationsPsychiatric Residential Treament Facility Draft Regulations

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