5139-67-04 Responsibilities of the juvenile court.

The juvenile court shall:

(A) Submit a signed grant agreement and funding application by a date determined by the department;

(B) Submit financial expenditure reports, other fiscal reports, program reports, statistical reports, and other information on forms and according to the time frame established by the department;

(C) Deposit grant funds into the felony delinquent care and custody fund;

(D) Provide treatment and rehabilitation programs and services for adjudicated felony delinquents that are alternatives to commitments to the department;

(E) Provide early intervention, treatment and rehabilitation programs for youth adjudicated delinquent, unruly, and juvenile traffic offenders;

(F) Provide out of home placement of youth only in detention centers, community rehabilitation centers, or community corrections facilities approved by the department pursuant to standards adopted by the department; licensed by an authorized state agency; or accredited by a national organization, such as the American correctional association, and recognized by the department;

(G) Develop effective programs for youth which preserve their rights and dignity. Program activities must be safe, productive, humane, and adequately supervised;

(H) Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of all programs funded through the grant;

(I) Maintain records as needed to allow the department to conduct program monitoring and evaluation and fiscal audits;

(J) Participate in any program and fiscal monitoring and evaluation conducted by or on behalf of the department;

(K) Be required to have on file for auditing purposes any written agreements with contractors or other service agreements;

(L) Refer to standard program areas as defined by the department when developing programs. If the court wishes to develop a program not found in the standard program areas, they shall contact subsidy staff to request the establishment of a new standard program area;

(M) Ensure equal access of minority youth to the programs funded through this grant;

(N) If the juvenile court fails to submit the required funding application and grant agreement, fiscal reports, statistical reports or other required reports, the department shall not make base or variable allocation payments to the county until the information is received;

(O) In the event that a variable allocation payment is withheld under the conditions of paragraph (N) of this rule or section 5139.43 of the Revised Code, and the juvenile court does not comply with the conditions of paragraph (N) of this rule or section 5139.43 of the Revised Code within one hundred eighty days of the due date established by the department, the payment shall not be made to the county;

(P) Not use grant funds to support programs or services that do not comply with the core requirements of the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002, 42 U.S.C. 5633 ;

(Q) Not use grant funds to support programs or services that research has shown to be ineffective.

(R) Not use grant funds to support programs or services, such as sex offender programs, that do not meet applicable standards as established in the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/01/2012 and 08/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5139.04(D)
Rule Amplifies: 5139.34 , 5139.36 , 5139.41 , 5139.43 , 5139.44
Prior Effective Dates: 8/1/97, 10/25/02, 2/17/06, 6/26/08