Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62E.507
Individualized case plan for child placed under supervision of juvenile court or probation officer or committed to regional facility for treatment and rehabilitation of children; reentry planning meeting before release of child from regional facility for treatment and rehabilitation of children.


1.

The department of juvenile services shall develop a written individualized case plan for each child placed under the supervision of the juvenile court pursuant to a supervision and consent decree, placed under the informal supervision of a probation officer pursuant to NRS 62C.200 or committed to a regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children. In developing such a case plan, the department of juvenile services must use, without limitation:

(a)

The results of the risk assessment and mental health screening conducted pursuant to NRS 62E.506;

(b)

The trauma, if any, experienced by the child;

(c)

The education level of the child;

(d)

The seriousness of the offense committed by the child; and

(e)

Any relevant information provided by the family of the child.

2.

A case plan developed pursuant to subsection 1 must:

(a)

Address the risks the child presents and the service needs of the child based on the results of the risk assessment and mental health screening conducted pursuant to NRS 62E.506;

(b)

Specify the level of supervision and intensity of services that the child needs;

(c)

Provide referrals to treatment providers that may address the childs risks and needs;

(d)

Be developed in consultation with the childs family or guardian, as appropriate;

(e)

Specify the responsibilities of each person or agency involved with the child; and

(f)

Provide for the full reentry of the child into the community.

3.

In addition to the requirements of subsection 2, if a child is committed to a regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children, the childs case plan must:

(a)

Identify the projected length of stay and release criteria based on a risk assessment conducted pursuant to NRS 62E.506, the seriousness of the offense committed by the child and treatment progress;

(b)

Include a comprehensive plan for complete reentry of the child into the community; and

(c)

Be reviewed at least once every 3 months by the department of juvenile services.

4.

A reentry plan developed pursuant to subsection 3 must include, without limitation:

(a)

A detailed description of the education, counseling and treatment provided to the child;

(b)

A proposed plan for the continued education, counseling and treatment of the child upon his or her release;

(c)

A proposed plan for the provision of any supervision or services necessary for the transition of the child; and

(d)

A proposed plan for any engagement of the childs family or guardian.

5.

The department of juvenile services must update a childs case plan at least once every 6 months, or when significant changes in the childs treatment occur, by conducting another risk assessment and mental health screening using the tools selected by the Commission pursuant to NRS 62B.610.

6.

A reentry planning meeting must be held at least 30 days before a childs scheduled release from a regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children. As appropriate, based on the childs case plan, the meeting should be attended by:

(a)

The child;

(b)

A family member or the guardian of the child;

(c)

The childs probation officer;

(d)

Members of the staff of the regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children; and

(e)

Any treatment providers of the child.
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