ORS 409.420¹
Other duties of director

In addition to the Director of Human Services’ other responsibilities, the director shall place special emphasis on all of the following:

(1) Establishing standards for both public and private alcohol and drug abuse prevention, intervention and treatment programs. It is the policy of the Legislative Assembly that all programs providing alcohol and drug abuse related prevention, intervention and treatment services in this state, with public funds, meet the standards established under this subsection.

(2) Providing training for state employees dealing directly with appropriate client groups to insure better recognition and understanding of alcohol and drug abuse problems. Training is also to be directed at increasing knowledge of appropriate and available resources for assisting clients with alcohol and drug abuse problems.

(3) Conducting continuing long-term evaluation of clients and other recipients of services from all Department of Human Services funded programs, for periods of up to 24 months following completion of service, to assess service effectiveness and enable appropriate corrective actions.

(4) Ensuring financial audits and program reviews of alcohol and drug abuse related programs and services that receive funds, including beer and wine tax revenues distributed under ORS 430.380 (Mental Health Alcoholism and Drug Services Account) and 471.810 (Distribution of available moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account), from any state agency. [Formerly 184.759; 2003 c.14 §173]

Chapter 409

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division's client records by an­oth­er depart­mental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 409—Department of Human Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors409.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 409, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­409ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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