Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 63.180
Assignment of child to program of education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody by designated staff; review of assignment; denial of request for change in assignment.


1.

The superintendent of a facility shall designate one or more members of the staff of the facility to classify and assign each child in the facility to a program of education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody.

2.

As soon as practicable after a child enters the facility and not later than 30 days after the date on which the child enters the facility, the designated staff members shall:

(a)

Study the file of the child;

(b)

Interview the child;

(c)

Determine which program of education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody is appropriate for the child;

(d)

Place in the file of the child a written record of the program assignment of the child; and

(e)

Assign to each child a counselor from among the members of the staff.

3.

The designated staff members shall review the program assignment of each child:

(a)

At least once every 3 months.

(b)

If the child requests a review.

(c)

If a review is deemed necessary or desirable.

4.

After reviewing the program assignment of the child, the designated staff members:

(a)

May change the program assignment as is deemed necessary or desirable; and

(b)

Shall place in the file of the child a written record of any changes made in the program assignment.

5.

If the child requests a change in the program assignment of the child and the request is denied, the designated staff members shall:

(a)

Provide the child with the reasons for the denial; and

(b)

Place in the file of the child a written statement concerning the denial.

6.

The objective of the program assignment is to change the behavior, attitude and thinking of the child so that the child can once again function freely in the child’s normal environment.
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