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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 60. Minimum Standards for Virginia Delinquency Prevention and Youth Development Act Grant Programs

6VAC35-60-450. Needs assessment contents.

The youth needs assessment shall include but not be limited to:

1. A detailed compilation of the problems, needs, opportunities, and conditions of youth in the community that is based on:

a. Youth-service agencies' opinions;

b. An analysis of public opinion;

c. An analysis of youth attitudes and behaviors; and

d. An analysis of available current archival data.

At least two of the above components shall be updated, at a minimum, every two years with the resulting updated information being incorporated into the Biennial Comprehensive Plan. All four components shall be updated over a four-year cycle.

2. A comprehensive inventory of current programs and resources affecting youth, including:

a. Identifying information;

b. Program descriptions;

c. Clientele served; and

d. Fee requirements.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-28 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-40-005 § 4.2, eff. July 1, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 3, eff. November 26, 1997; Volume 18, Issue 25, eff. November 1, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2011.

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