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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 180. Regulations Governing Mental Health Services Transition Plans for Incarcerated Juveniles

6VAC35-180-120. Development of the plan if other than family assessment and planning team.

A. If the resident's case is not referred to the local family assessment and planning team, the following persons shall participate (either in person or via telephone or video-conference) in the development of the mental health services transition plan unless clearly impractical or inappropriate (as determined by the professional members of the enhanced mental health transition planning team) and documented in the case file:

1. The resident;

2. The resident's parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian unless clearly inappropriate (as determined by the professional members of the review team) and documented in the case file;

3. Unless the resident will not be receiving any postrelease supervision, the resident's probation or parole officer or a representative of the Department of Corrections for those offenders who will be released to adult probation or supervision; and

4. A representative of one or more of the agencies participating in the Memorandum of Understanding established by 6VAC35-180-50, as applicable and appropriate.

B. The following persons may be invited to participate in the meeting to develop the resident's mental health services transition plan:

1. Other family members or caregivers who are judged to be critical to the resident's successful completion of treatment services; and

2. Any other person, agency, or institution having a legitimate interest in the development of the plan for the purpose of providing treatment or services for the resident who is the subject of the plan.

C. If the persons invited pursuant to subsections A and B of this section are unable to participate in the planning meeting as described in subsection D of this section, they may provide information prior to the meeting.

D. All participants in the development of the plan shall be concurrently available to each other during the transition services planning meeting, either in person, or by telephone conference call, or by video-conference.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-293.1 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2008.

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