§ 40.1-1-20 Problem gambling programs.
(a) The department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals shall establish and promulgate minimum standards for treatment programs for problem gamblers and for gaming prevention programs, and shall make these standards available to the public and to any organization that intends to provide such treatment or education programs.
(b) The standards for treatment programs shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Assessment criteria and procedures;
(2) Admission and discharge criteria;
(3) Client record keeping;
(4) Staff training requirements;
(5) Requirements for performance and outcome measures.
(c) The department shall monitor and review treatment programs for problem gamblers and gaming prevention programs and shall certify programs that comply with the standards developed by the department.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 152, § 1.)