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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
1/23/2022

6VAC35-41-790. Resident transfer between residential facilities located in Virginia and operated by the same governing authority.

A. Except for transfers pursuant to a court order, when a resident is transferred from one to another facility operated by the same provider or governing authority the sending facility shall provide the receiving facility, at the time of transfer, a written summary of (i) the resident's progress while at the facility; (ii) the justification for the transfer; (iii) the resident's current strengths and needs; and (iv) any medical needs, medications, and restrictions and, if necessary, instructions for meeting these needs.

B. Except for transfers pursuant to a court order, when a resident is transferred from one to another facility operated by the same provider or governing authority the receiving facility shall document at the time of transfer:

1. Preparation through sharing information with the resident, the family and the placing agency about the facility, the staff, the population served, activities, and criteria for admission;

2. Notification to the family, if appropriate; the resident, the placement agency, and the legal guardian; and

3. Receipt of the written summary from the sending facility required by 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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