38-2112. Consultation, defined.

Consultation means a professional collaborative relationship between a licensed mental health practitioner and a consultant who is a psychologist licensed to engage in the practice of psychology as provided in section 38-3111, a qualified physician, or a licensed independent mental health practitioner in which (1) the consultant makes a diagnosis based on information supplied by the licensed mental health practitioner and any additional assessment deemed necessary by the consultant and (2) the consultant and the licensed mental health practitioner jointly develop a treatment plan which indicates the responsibility of each professional for implementing elements of the plan, updating the plan, and assessing the client's progress.

Source:Laws 1993, LB 669, § 24; Laws 1994, LB 1210, § 95; R.S.1943, (2003), § 71-1,305; Laws 2007, LB463, § 731; Laws 2008, LB1108, § 1.