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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 41. Regulation Governing Juvenile Group Homes and Halfway Houses

6VAC35-41-760. Admission.

A. Written procedure governing the admission and orientation of residents to the facility shall provide for:

1. Verification of legal authority for placement;

2. Search of the resident and the resident's possessions, including inventory and storage or disposition of property, as appropriate;

3. Health screening;

4. Notification of parents and legal guardians, as applicable and appropriate, including of (i) admission, (ii) visitation, and (iii) general information, including how the resident's parent or legal guardian may request information and register concerns and complaints with the facility. The facility shall ask the parent or legal guardian regarding whether the resident has any immediate medical concerns or conditions;

5. Interview with resident to answer questions and obtain information;

6. Explanation to resident of program services and schedules;

7. An orientation on the residents' rights, including but not limited to the prohibited actions provided for in 6VAC35-41-560 (prohibited actions); and

8. Assignment of resident to a housing unit or room.

B. When a resident is readmitted to a shelter care facility within 30 days from discharge, the facility shall update the information required in subsection A of this section.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.9, 66-10, and 66-24 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. January 1, 2014.

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