5139-36-14 Program.

(A) The CCF shall identify each juvenile's needs, then provide or make referrals as appropriate, which include, but are not limited to psychological, academic, vocational, and personal services.

(B) The CCF shall have provisions for quality assurance practices to include, but not be limited to systematic and periodic review of juvenile's services and needs.

(C) A CCF shall have a written description of the programs and services which shall be offered to each juvenile at the time of admission.

(D) The CCF shall develop and use community resources either through referrals or by contractual agreement to provide juveniles available services.

(E) The CCF shall maintain a periodic inventory and assessment of community agencies.

(F) The CCF shall maintain and document working relationships with community health agencies assisting juveniles in meeting their chemical dependency and other specialized treatment needs.

(G) The CCF shall create a mission statement of purpose and a program overview that shall be made available to staff, juveniles and the public upon request.

(H) The CCF shall provide individual treatment to each juvenile at a minimum of one time per week and this must be documented.

(I) Written policy, procedure, and practice provide for a social services program that makes available a range of resources appropriate to the needs of juveniles, including individual, group, and family counseling; drug and alcohol treatment; family planning; HIV and AIDS education; and special offender treatment.

(J) A CCF shall provide recreational supplies and equipment as well as the opportunity to participate in one hour of structured planned constructive leisure time activity throughout the week, and one hour of large-muscle recreational activity per day.

(K) The CCF shall employ acceptable case and juvenile-offender management techniques to ensure a uniform approach to juvenile supervision and treatment.

(L) Within thirty days of the date of admission of each youth, the CCF shall develop and implement an individual case management plan for each juvenile. All key staff members shall be involved in developing and implementing the case plan for the juvenile and his/her family.

(M) The juvenile's case plan shall include, but not be limited to:

(1) Presenting problem(s) and anything which may prohibit a juvenile's success in their adjustment to the community once released from the facility.

(2) A statement of needs.

(3) Behavioral goals and objectives which can be measured.

(4) A statement of the time frame projected for attaining the goals and objectives.

(5) Specification of the activities, such as education, counseling, recreation, vocational, visitation with parents/guardians, medical services, food services, psychiatric and psychological counseling and religious programming that will be provided to the juvenile by the CCF.

(6) Specification of any specialized services that will be provided or arranged.

(N) A staff member involved in the development and implementation of the juvenile's case plan shall review and document the plan every thirty days. Any change in a case plan when reviewed, shall be discussed with the juvenile. The review is dated and documented by staff and juvenile signatures and forwarded to the court on a bi-monthly basis.

(O) The CCF shall have provisions for juveniles to voluntarily participate in religious services and functions, within the facility and or the community.

(P) The CCF shall have a written policy and procedure requiring that the CCF shall provide reasonable access to religious programming. No negative consequences shall accrue from a juvenile's refusal to participate in a religious service or function. All religions shall be accorded equal status and protection, subject to the limitations necessary to maintain order and security.

(Q) The CCF shall follow all minimum standards, rules and requirements of the Ohio department of education, as well as all other applicable state and federal law.

(R) The CCF shall have a written procedure to provide bonafide general education diploma programs. This is to include the identification of the counseling procedures for students requesting to be in this program, the identification of students to be placed in this program, and the testing procedures implemented according to the GED requirements of the Ohio department of education.

(S) The CCF shall have a written policy and procedure providing that work assignments shall not conflict with minimum education programs.

(T) The CCF will contract with a valid educational entity authorized and/or sanctioned by the Ohio department of education for all school services.

(U) The CCF shall provide or make arrangements to provide juveniles with appropriate employment development resources.

(V) The CCF shall make provisions, which prohibits juveniles performing any work prohibited by state and federal regulations and statues pertaining to child labor.

(W) The CCF shall have a written policy, procedure, and practice providing that juveniles employed outside the program, either full-time or part-time, comply with all legal and regulatory requirements.

(X) The CCF shall have provisions to conduct exit interviews, when practical. Copies shall be retained in the juvenile's inactive file. The exit interview shall be recorded on forms created by the facility.

(Y) There shall be a written policy and procedure for juvenile grievances, which shall included provision for:

(1) Notification of grievance process

(2) Method of obtaining forms to file a grievance

(3) Retention of all grievances and

(4) Timelines for processing grievances.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 5139-36-14

Effective: 02/07/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/14/2013 and 11/14/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5139.04
Rule Amplifies: 5139.23, 5139.33, 5139.36
Prior Effective Dates: 2/3/2004, 10/20/2007