Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
1/20/2022

Article 2. Alternative Day Treatment and Structured Day Programs

6VAC35-150-615. Applicability of Part III, Article 2.

The following provisions apply to alternative day treatment and structured day treatment programs, including those operated by CSUs. All applicable provisions for the general requirements for programs set forth in Article 1 (6VAC35-150-425 et seq.) of this part also apply to alternative day treatment and structured day treatment programs.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-620. Supervision of juveniles in alternative day treatment and structured day programs.

At all times that juveniles are on any premises where alternative day treatment or structured day programs are provided, there shall be at least one qualified person actively supervising who has a current first aid and CPR certification.

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; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-630. Meals.

If the program spans traditional meal times, juveniles shall be provided nutritionally balanced meals.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-233, 16.1-309.2 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.

6VAC35-150-640. Emergency and fire safety in alternative day treatment and structured day programs.

A. Each site to which juveniles report shall have written emergency and fire safety plans.

1. In accordance with the emergency plan, the program shall implement safety and security procedures, including, but not limited to, procedures for responding in cases of a fire, bomb threat, hostage and medical emergency situations, and natural disaster.

2. The fire safety plan shall be developed with the consultation and approval of the appropriate local fire authority and reviewed with the local fire authority at least annually and updated if necessary.

B. At each site to which juveniles report, there shall be at least one documented fire drill each month.

C. Each new staff member shall be trained in fire safety and emergency procedures before assuming supervision of juveniles.

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; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-650. (Repealed.)

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; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-660. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 2, eff. November 12, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-670. Juveniles' medical needs in alternative day treatment and structured day programs.

A. At the time of referral, the program shall request from the referring agency or party any information regarding individual juveniles' medical needs or restrictions and, if necessary, instructions for meeting these needs.

B. Written procedure governing the delivery of medication shall:

1. Either prohibit staff from delivering medication or designate staff persons authorized to deliver prescribed medication by written agreement with a juvenile's parents; and

2. Either permit or prohibit self-medication by juveniles.

C. An up-to-date, well-stocked first-aid kit shall be available at each site to which juveniles report and shall be readily accessible for minor injuries and medical emergencies.

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; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-680. (Repealed.)

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; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-690. Procedural requirements for time-out in alternative day treatment and structured day programs.

A. A program that uses time-out shall have written procedures to provide that juveniles in time-out shall:

1. Be able to communicate with staff;

2. Have bathroom privileges according to need; and

3. Be served any meal scheduled during the time-out period.

B. A time-out room shall not be locked nor the door secured in any way that will prohibit the juvenile from opening it, except if such confinement has been approved by the program's regulatory authority.

C. Time-out shall not be used for periods longer than 30 consecutive minutes.

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; Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-700. (Repealed.)

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; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-710. (Repealed.)

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; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-720. (Repealed.)

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; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-730. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 2, eff. November 12, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-150-740. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 2, eff. November 12, 1997; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. July 1, 2011.

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