Register February 2019 No. 758
Chapter DOC 371
YOUTH ASSESSMENT AND CASE MANAGEMENT
Authority and purpose.
Purpose and duration of A&E.
Orientation during A&E.
Evaluation during A&E.
Family and home assessment.
Institution A&E report.
Education evaluation report.
Initial JPRC conference.
Periodic progress reviews.
Youth under extended court jurisdiction.
Waived youth and original adult court jurisdiction youth.
Aftercare and administrative transfer of a youth.
Aftercare case plan.
Aftercare orientation and final aftercare individual case plan.
Periodic aftercare progress review.
Discharge of a youth.
Type 2 secured correctional facility.
Ch. DOC 371 Note
Chapter HSS 331 as it existed on June 30, 2000 was repealed and a new Chapter DOC 371 was created, Register, June, 2000, No. 534
, effective July 1, 2000.
This chapter is promulgated under the authority of ss. 227.11 (2) (a)
and 938.48 (16)
, Stats., to establish standards and procedures to be followed by department staff in identifying a youth's program needs, establishing a case management plan to address those program needs while in a type 1 or type 2 secured correctional facility or on aftercare and for making decisions regarding the extension, release, transfer or discharge of youth.
Through this chapter, the department seeks to achieve all of the following goals:
To provide the care and control of each youth required for the protection of the public.
To identify specific, objective short-term and long-term program needs for each youth and to outline a case plan that will assist in meeting the program needs.
To provide opportunities for youth to learn skills that will assist them in avoiding a return to criminal behavior.
DOC 371.01 History
Cr. Register, June, 2000, No. 534
, eff. 7-1-00.
DOC 371.02 Applicability.
This chapter applies to the department and county departments and all youth who have been placed by a court in a type 1 or type 2 secured correctional facility under the supervision of the department or on aftercare under the supervision of the department or a county department consistent with the requirements of law.
DOC 371.02 History
Cr. Register, June, 2000, No. 534
, eff. 7-1-00.
DOC 371.03 Definitions.
In this chapter:
“Assessment and evaluation" or “A&E" means the orientation of youth to an institution and the process for evaluating a youth's history and needs in a type 1 secured correctional facility.
“Administrator" means the administrator of the division of juvenile corrections or that person's designee.
“Aftercare" means the aftercare supervision status of a youth, as used in s. 938.34 (4n)
, Stats., who is released from a type 1 or type 2 secured correctional facility by the office of juvenile offender review or by action of a court under s. 938.357
, Stats., and is supervised outside of a type 1 secured correctional facility by the department or a county department until the expiration or termination of the youth's court ordered supervision.
“Aftercare provider" means the department or the county department designated to provide aftercare supervision under s. 938.34 (4n)
“Agent" means a person, or that person's designee, employed by the department or a county department who provides aftercare supervision or community supervision for a youth who has a type 2 status under s. 938.533 (3) (b)
, 938.538 (4)
, Stats., and who is authorized to make decisions regarding aftercare or community supervision matters.
“Alternate care placement" means the placement of a youth in an alternate placement, including placement in a child caring institution, group home, foster home or treatment foster home.
“Assessment and evaluation report" means the written comprehensive assessment of a youth's background and needs prepared during the youth's assessment and evaluation.
“Division" means the department's division of juvenile corrections.
“Educational evaluation report" means a written report completed during assessment and evaluation that describes a youth's school history, identifies present performance levels and educational deficits and recommends an individual educational plan.
“Extended jurisdiction" means the continued jurisdiction of a court over a youth until the age of 21 or 25 as ordered by the court under s. 48.366
“Extension" means the extension of a youth's dispositional order, as provided under s. 938.365
“Guardian" means the person named by the court having the duty and authority of guardianship.
“Institution" means a type 1 secured correctional facility.
“JPRC" means the joint planning and review committee which makes short-term and long-term planning recommendations for youth with membership consisting of a representative of the type 1 secured correctional facility in which the youth resides, the assigned OJOR reviewer, a representative of the committing county and a representative of the aftercare provider.
“Juvenile classification system" means a structured and consistent method of case decision-making based upon an assessment of a youth's criminal history, program needs and risk of continued criminal activity.