Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.320 - Mental Health

Emotionally disturbed children: Approval of court-ordered commitment; approval before release.

1. In any case involving commitment by court order, admission to a treatment facility may be only after consultation with and approval by the administrative officer of the facility or his designee, who shall determine whether the treatment available at the facility is appropriate or necessary for the child’s health and welfare.

2. A child committed by court order must not be released from a treatment facility until the administrative officer determines that treatment in the facility is no longer beneficial to the child.

Last modified: February 27, 2006