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Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS)

Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) are a set of mental health services developed to provide restorative rehabilitative interventions covered by Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) to children and their families. CTSS establishes policies and practices for certification and coverage of mental health services for children who require varying therapeutic and rehabilitative levels of intervention in their homes or elsewhere in the community.

Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) components may be provided only by an agency (county, tribe or non-county agency) or a school that has been certified using the provider certification process developed by DHS.

MHCP Provider Manual, Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS)
Statute Requirements for CTSS (Minnesota Statute 256B.0943)

Application Updates

The CTSS Application DHS 3610-ENG has been updated. Older versions, previously downloaded, will not be accepted after October 31, 2019.

Application disclaimer: Because the forms are a dynamic Adobe PDF, they can only be accessed via a PC or an Apple MAC. Tablets and iPads currently are not supported. The application will open in Google Chrome or Firefox browsers, using the following instructions.

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