§ 10:162-6.6. Self help group involvement
The treatment plan for clients shall include some exposure to a self help group. This may be accomplished by requiring a specified number of monitored meetings, having someone from a self help group do a presentation, or educating the client about group purposes and functions. In any event, a client shall not be referred to a self help group without being given specific orientation and education about self help group functions and purposes. Self help group meetings shall not be substituted for individual or group sessions during the 16 week minimum period.