143B-150.1. Use of funds for North Carolina Child Treatment Program.

(a) State funds appropriated to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, for the North Carolina Child Treatment Program shall be used exclusively for the following purposes:

(1) To continue to provide clinical training and coaching to licensed clinicians on an array of evidence-based treatments and to provide a statewide platform to assure accountability and measurable outcomes.

(2) To maintain and manage a public roster of program graduates, linking high-quality clinicians with children, families, and professionals.

(3) To partner with leadership within the State, local management entities/managed care organizations as defined in G.S. 122C-3, and the private sector to bring effective mental health treatment to children in juvenile justice and mental health facilities.

(b) All data, including any entered or stored in the State-funded secure database developed for the North Carolina Child Treatment Program to track individual-level and aggregate-level data with interface capability to work with existing networks within State agencies, is and remains the sole property of the State. (2017-57, s. 11F.1(b).)