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||Guidelines for the Management of Individuals Found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity
||This document defines the operational policy of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, with regard to the management of individuals referred for treatment, pursuant to Chapter 11.1 of Title 19.2 of the Code of Virginia. The Guidelines include an overview of the statutory basis for the finding of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) in the Commonwealth, and provides specific instructions for use by facility staff and community services board personnel.
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Posted On 12/18/2020
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|Explanation or Citations
||These guidelines implement and interpret Chapter 11.1 of Title 19.2 of the Code of Virginia. Questions should be directed to Christine Schein, LCSW, Office of Forensic Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, 804-482-8798 (ph).
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