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§ 1350. Admittance Procedures.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
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 5. Classification and Segregation
15 CCR § 1350
§ 1350. Admittance Procedures.
The facility administrator shall develop and implement written policies and procedures for admittance of youth that emphasize respectful and humane engagement with youth, and relect that the admission process may be traumatic to youth who may have already experienced trauma. Policies shall be trauma-informed, culturally relevant, and responsive to the language and literacy needs of youth. In addition to the requirements of Sections 1324 and 1430 of these regulations:
(a) the admittance process shall include:
(1) Access to two free phone calls within one hour of admittance in accordance with the provisions of Welfare and Institution Code Section 627;
(2) Offer of a shower;
(3) Documented secure storage of personal belongings;
(4) Offer of food upon arrival;
(5) Screening for physical and behavioural health and safety issues, intellectual or developmental disabilities;
(6) Screening for physical and developmental disabilities in accordance with Sections 1329, 1413, and 1430 of these regulations;
(7) Contact with Regional Center for the Developmentally Disabled for youth that are suspected of or indentified as having a developmental disability, pursuant to Section 1413; and
(8) Procedures consistent with Section 1352.5.
(b) juvenile hall administrators shall establish written criteria for detention that considers the least restrictive environment.
(c) juvenile camps and post-dispositional programs in juvenile halls shall develop policies and procedures that advise the youth of the estimated length of stay, inform them of program guidelines and provide written screening criteria for inclusion and exclusion from the program.
(d) juvenile halls shall develop policies and procedures that advise any committed youth of the estimated length of his/her stay.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 210 and 885, Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 209, Welfare and Institutions Code.
1. New article 5 (sections 1350-1362) and section filed 3-6-97; operative 4-5-97 (Register 97, No. 10).
2. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsection (b) and subsection relettering filed 6-18-2007; operative 7-18-2007 (Register 2007, No. 25).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-2-2013; operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 49).
4. Amendment 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 § 1350, 15 CA ADC § 1350
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