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§ 1321. Staffing.

15 CA ADC § 1321BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 15. Crime Prevention and Corrections
Division 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Chapter 1. Board of State and Community Corrections
Subchapter 5. Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities
Article 3. Training, Personnel, and Management
15 CCR § 1321
§ 1321. Staffing.
Each juvenile facility shall:
(a) have an adequate number of personnel sufficient to carry out the overall facility operation and its programming, to provide for safety and security of youth and staff, and meet established standards and regulations;
(b) ensure that no required services shall be denied because of insufficient numbers of staff on duty absent exigent circumstances;
(c) have a sufficient number of supervisory level staff to ensure adequate supervision of all staff members;
(d) have a clearly identified person on duty at all times who is responsible for operations and activities and has completed the Juvenile Corrections Officer Core Course and PC 832 training;
(e) have at least one staff member present on each living unit whenever there are youth in the living unit;
(f) have sufficient food service personnel relative to the number and security of living units, including staff qualified and available to: plan menus meeting nutritional requirements of youth; provide kitchen supervision; direct food preparation and servings; conduct related training programs for culinary staff; and maintain necessary records; or, a facility may serve food that meets nutritional standards prepared by an outside source;
(g) have sufficient administrative, clerical, recreational, medical, dental, mental health, building maintenance, transportation, control room, facility security and other support staff for the efficient management of the facility, and to ensure that youth supervision staff shall not be diverted from supervising youth; and,
(h) assign sufficient youth supervision staff to provide continuous wide awake supervision of youth, subject to temporary variations in staff assignments to meet special program needs. Staffing shall be in compliance with a minimum youth-staff ratio for the following facility types:
(1) Juvenile Halls
(A) during the hours that youth are awake, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 10 youth in detention;
(B) during the hours that youth are confined to their room for the purpose of sleeping, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 30 youth in detention;
(C) at least two wide-awake youth supervision staff members on duty at all times, regardless of the number of youth in detention, unless an arrangement has been made for backup support services which allow for immediate response to emergencies; and,
(D) at least one youth supervision staff member on duty who is the same gender as youth housed in the facility.
(E) personnel with primary responsibility for other duties such as administration, supervision of personnel, academic or trade instruction, clerical, kitchen or maintenance shall not be classified as youth supervision staff positions.
(2) Special Purpose Juvenile Halls
(A) during the hours that youth are awake, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 10 youth in detention;
(B) during the hours that youth are confined to their room for the purpose of sleeping, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 30 youth in detention;
(C) at least two wide-awake youth supervision staff members on duty at all times, regardless of the number of youth in detention, unless an arrangement has been made for backup support services which allow for immediate response to emergencies; and,
(D) at least one youth supervision staff member on duty who is the same gender as youth housed in the facility, unless an arrangement has been made for immediate same gender supervision.
(E) personnel with primary responsibility for other duties such as administration, supervision of personnel, academic or trade instruction, clerical, kitchen or maintenance shall not be classified as youth supervision staff positions.
(3) Camps
(A) during the hours that youth are awake, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 15 youth in the camp population;
(B) during the hours that youth are confined to their room for the purpose of sleeping, one wide-awake youth supervision staff member on duty for each 30 youth present in the facility;
(C) at least two wide-awake youth supervision staff members on duty at all times, regardless of the number of youth in residence, unless arrangements have been made for backup support services which allow for immediate response to emergencies;
(D) at least one youth supervision staff member on duty who is the same gender as youth housed in the facility;
(E) in addition to the minimum staff to youth ratio required in (h)(3)(A)-(B), consideration shall be given to the size, design, and location of the camp; types of youth committed to the camp; and the function of the camp in determining the level of supervision necessary to maintain the safety and welfare of youth and staff;
(F) personnel with primary responsibility for other duties such as administration, supervision of personnel, academic or trade instruction, clerical, farm, forestry, kitchen or maintenance shall not be classified as youth supervision staff positions.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 210 and 885, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 209, Welfare and Institutions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 3-6-97; operative 4-5-97 (Register 97, No. 10).
2. Repealer and new subsection (c)(2)(A), new subsection (c)(2)(B), subsection relettering and amendment of subsection (d) filed 1-11-2001; operative 2-10-2001 (Register 2001, No. 2).
3. Amendment filed 6-23-2003; operative 7-23-2003 (Register 2003, No. 26).
4. Amendment filed 6-18-2007; operative 7-18-2007 (Register 2007, No. 25).
5. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
6. Amendment of subsections (a), (e)-(g), (h)(1) and (h)(3)(E) filed 11-14-2018; operative 1-1-2019 (Register 2018, No. 46).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
15 CCR § 1321, 15 CA ADC § 1321
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