|(a) In addition to the service requirements in this
division, a child or adolescent must receive additional assessments,
including a developmental assessment and history of trauma assessment,
performed by an LPHA with appropriate training and experience in the
assessment and treatment of children in a crisis setting. The assessments
(1) be administered in person or through telehealth
or telemedicine medical services; and
(2) include the individual's parents, LAR, or adult
caregiver, as applicable and as clinically appropriate according to
the child's or adolescent's age, functioning, and current living situation.
(b) Services delivered to a child or an adolescent
(2) developmentally appropriate;
(3) trauma-informed; and
(4) consistent with the child's or adolescent's academic
(c) Children must be separated from adolescents, based
on age and developmental needs, unless there is clinical or developmental
justification in the child or adolescent's medical record. Both children
and adolescents must be separated from adults, required in §306.87(d)
of this subchapter (relating to Protection of an Individual Receiving
Crisis Stabilization Unit Services).
(d) Education services must be available as required
by the Texas Education Agency.
(e) When a child or adolescent surpasses the maximum
age for their current unit or CSU, the unit or CSU administrator,
or administrator's designee, must transition the child or adolescent
to a different age-appropriate unit or CSU.