Licensure of Inpatient Psychiatric Service Providers

Paper Applications

Inpatient Psychiatric Service Providers require licensure if they are private psychiatric hospitals providing acute inpatient mental health services. Private psychiatric units/hospitals are licensed annually.

Licensure Applications

Standards and Rules Webinars

Patient Rights - Private Psychiatric Inpatient Providers
Presented February 15, 2012, by Denise Cole, Program Administrator, Kathryn Remer, Consumer Advocacy & Protection Specialist, and Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, Standards Development and Administrative Rules

Seclusion and Restraint: Ohio Administrative Code for Licensed Private Psychiatric Hospital Providers Presented December 19, 2011, by Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, Standards Development and Administrative Rules

Incident Notification & Risk Management Rule Change Webinars
On October 13, 2011 Denise Cole, OhioMHAS Private Psychiatric Program Administrator and Rob Nugen, OhioMHAS Community Client Safety Manager conducted three webinars to address and explain the upcoming changes to the Incident Reporting rules for private psychiatric hospitals, residential facilities and community agencies. Part 1 is a combined presentation conducted by Ms. Cole and Mr. Nugen addressing definitions and rule changes that are common in all three treatment settings. Part 2 is sub-divided into two breakout sessions: Breakout A: addressed the changes specific to Private Psychiatric Hospitals and Breakout B: addressing changes specific to Community Agencies and Residential facilities. These changes go into effect January 1, 2012.

Ohio Administrative Code Changes Webinar

On June 23, 2011, Janel M. Pequignot, Chief, OhioMHAS Standards Development and Administrative Rules, conducted a webinar to review revisions to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 5122-14 for Inpatient Private Psychiatric Service Providers that became effective July 1, 2011.

Incident Notification Form

Seclusion and Restraint Report

Report a Complaint

If you wish to submit a complaint concerning a licensed or certified Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services provider, please complete all applicable fields on the form below and submit. We will respond to all complaints. Thank you. 

Conference Materials

2019 Transforming Behavioral Health Care through Prevention

2019 - Transforming Behavioral Health Care through Prevention

Private Psychiatric Conference Registration Booklet

8:30 am Morning Remarks - Lori Criss, Director, OhioMHAS

9:00 am Keynote: Sharlene Boltz

10:45 am Sessions

12:30 pm Lunch Presentation

1:00 pm Panel Discussion

  • Urgent and Emerging Issues in Prevention: Marijuana, Kratom and Vaping

1:30 pm Sessions

2:45 pm Sessions

  • Ligature Reduction
  • Data Driven Outcome Management: A Preventative Approach to Discharge Planning
  • Stigma Prevention of Transgender Population

2017 Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare - What's New?