(1) As used in this section, the term “case management” means those activities aimed at: (a) Developing and implementing a services plan specified in s. 394.496.
(b) Providing advocacy services.
(c) Linking service providers to a child or adolescent and his or her family.
(d) Monitoring the delivery of services.
(e) Collecting information to determine the effect of services and treatment.
(2) The department shall adopt by rule criteria that define the target population who shall be assigned case managers. The department shall develop standards for case management services and procedures for appointing case managers. It is the intent of the Legislature that case management services not be duplicated or fragmented and that such services promote the continuity and stability of a case manager assigned to a child or adolescent and his or her family.