Rights in a Statewide Inpatient Psychiatric Program (SIPP) for Children under 21
Services for Individuals under the age of 21. Youth must have a primary diagnosis of mental illness or emotional disturbance as defined in Chapter 394, Florida Statutes and require treatment in a psychiatric residential setting.
Statewide Inpatient Psychiatric Program (SIPP) services are provided in an intensive residential setting and include: individual planof care; crisis intervention; bio-social and or psychiatric evaluation; close monitoring by staff; medication management; individual, family, and group therapy; routine medical and dental care; certified educational programming; recreational, vocational, and behavior anaylsis services; and connection to community based services. These services are expected to be relatively short termed. The youth must be expected to benefit from residential treatment and a less restrictive setting is not available. All referrals must be approved by the Circuit Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) Program Office. SIPP is a Medicaid Waiver program.