65C-14.001. Definitions  

Effective on Thursday, October 20, 2016
  • 1(1) “Facility” means the building and campus of a residential child-caring agency, 13as defined by Section 17409.175(2), F.S19.

    20(2) “Gender” or “gender identity” means a person’s internal identification or self-image as male or female. Gender identity may or may not correspond to the gender that is listed on the person’s birth certificate. The terms “male,” “female,” or “nonbinary” describe how a person identifies.

    67(3) “Gender expression” refers to the way a person expresses gender through appearance, dress, grooming habits, mannerisms and other characteristics.

    87(4) “Service Plan” means the goal-oriented, time limited, individualized program of action for a child and the child’s family developed by the child-caring agency in cooperation with the child’s family.

    117(5) “Sexual orientation” means a person’s emotional or physical attraction to members of the same gender, a different gender, or any gender.

    139(6) “Transgender” means having a gender identity that is different than the person’s gender listed on the person’s birth certificate.

    159(7) “Trauma-informed” means an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma.

    182(8) “Treatment Plan” means an individualized, structured, and goal-oriented schedule of services with measurable objectives. A treatment plan details the treatment to be provided and expected outcome, and expected duration of the treatment.

    215Rulemaking Authority 217409.175(5)(a) FS. 219Law Implemented 221409.175(5)(a) FS. 223History–New 7-1-87, Amended 9-19-90, Formerly 10M-9.003, Amended 11-30-97, 10-20-16.


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