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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 150. Regulation for Nonresidential Services

6VAC35-150-270. Intake duties.

A. When making an intake determination as provided for by § 16.1-260 of the Code of Virginia, whether in person or by telephone or interactive video conferencing, the intake officer shall, in accordance with approved procedures:

1. Explain the steps and options in the intake process to each person present as provided for in approved procedures;

2. Make all required data entries into the department's electronic data collection system in accordance with § 16.1-224 of the Code of Virginia and approved procedures;

3. Consult with available parents, guardians, legal custodian, or other person standing in loco parentis to determine the appropriate placement; and

4. Notify the juvenile's parents, guardians, legal custodian, or other person standing in loco parentis in cases involving the juvenile's detention.

B. When making a detention decision pursuant to § 16.1-248.1 of the Code of Virginia and when making recommendations to the court at a detention hearing pursuant to § 16.1-250 of the Code of Virginia, CSU personnel shall make use of the uniform risk assessment instrument and related procedure mandated by Chapter 648 of the 2002 Acts of Assembly.

C. When the chief judge in a jurisdiction requests the provision of a replacement intake officer pursuant to § 16.1-235.1 of the Code of Virginia, the CSU shall enter into a written agreement with the requesting court that shall address, at a minimum, the scope of the intake duties, the location where intake cases will be processed, and the protocol for arranging any required face-to-face contact between the intake officer and juvenile.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-233, 16.1-309.9 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 2, eff. November 12, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2002; amended, Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

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