Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62B.620
Annual quality assurance review of each state facility for the detention of children and regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children; facilities to develop facility improvement plan.


1.

The members of the Commission shall conduct an annual quality assurance review of each state facility for the detention of children and regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children. Each review must use a validated service assessment tool, selected by the Commission, which includes, without limitation:

(a)

An analysis of the facility’s service delivery;

(b)

A review of the facility’s case management procedures;

(c)

A review of the facility’s policies on supervision and behavior management of children placed in the facility; and

(d)

An analysis of the facility’s procedures relating to the release of children from the jurisdiction of the juvenile court.

2.

Before conducting a review pursuant to subsection 1, a member of the Commission must receive training on the use of the validated service assessment tool selected by the Commission pursuant to subsection 1.

3.

The members of the Commission who conduct a review pursuant to subsection 1 shall share the results of the review and recommendations for improvement with the facility and the Division of Child and Family Services or a local department of juvenile services.

4.

A facility shall develop a facility improvement plan, in coordination with the Division of Child and Family Services or a local department of juvenile services, if such a plan is required to address any issues raised in the review. Not more than 60 days after receiving the results of the review and recommendations for improvement pursuant to subsection 3, the facility shall submit the facility improvement plan to the Commission. The Commission shall compile all such facility improvement plans and submit the plans to the Governor and to the Director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau with its annual review.
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