Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62E.513
Commitment of child to regional facility for treatment and rehabilitation of children or facility for detention of children: Screening required; time and method for conducting screening.


1.

Each child who is adjudicated delinquent and committed by the juvenile court to a regional facility for the treatment and rehabilitation of children or state facility for the detention of children or ordered by the juvenile court to be placed in a facility for the detention of children pursuant to NRS 62E.710 must be screened to determine whether the child is in need of mental health services or is an abuser of alcohol or drugs once every 6 months or when significant changes to the childs case plan developed pursuant to NRS 62E.507 or 62E.525, as applicable, are made.

2.

The facility to which the child is committed or in which the child is placed shall cause the screening required pursuant to subsection 1 to be conducted as soon as practicable after the child has been committed to or placed in the facility.

3.

The method for conducting the screening required pursuant to subsection 1 must satisfy the requirements of NRS 62E.516.
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