22 AAC 30.900 - Definitions

Current through April 6, 2022

In this chapter,

(1) "approved provider" means an individual who has received approval from the department under this chapter to provide sex offender treatment to sex offenders who are under the department's jurisdiction;
(2) "clinical services" means the application of assessment and psychotherapeutic techniques by an individual licensed under AS 08 to practice in the field of psychiatry, psychology, social work, marital and family therapy, or professional counseling;
(3) "committee" means the Sex Offender Treatment Committee established under 22 AAC 30.010;
(4) "commissioner" means the commissioner of corrections;
(5) "department" means the Department of Corrections;
(6) "good moral character" means, based on consideration of all aspects of an individual's character, the absence of acts or conduct that would cause a reasonable person to have substantial doubts about the individual's honesty, fairness, and respect for the rights of others and for the laws of the state and the nation; the following are indicia of a lack of good moral character:
(A) illegal conduct;
(B) conduct involving moral turpitude, including dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation;
(C) intentional deception or fraud, or attempted deception or fraud, in an application, examination, or other document submitted to secure employment, eligibility for licensure, or certification;
(D) conduct that adversely reflects on a person's fitness to provide sex offender treatment, including intoxication while providing treatment and undue familiarity with a client, or with a sex offender, or correctional inmate, probationer, or parolee, with whom the provider has a professional relationship;
(7) "moral turpitude" means an act that
(A) is contrary to justice, honesty, principle, or good morals;
(B) violates the private and social duties that a person owes to another or to society in general; or
(C) is immoral in itself, regardless of illegality;
(8) "sex offender" means an individual who
(A) has been convicted of a sexual offense as defined in
(i)AS 11.41.410-11.41.470, AS 11.61.110(a)(7), 11.61.120(a)(4) or(5), or 11.61.125; or
(ii) former AS 11.15.120, 11.15.134, 11.15.160, AS 11.40.080, 11.40.110, 11.40.130, or 11.40.200-11.40.420;
(B) has been convicted under a statute of another jurisdiction that is substantially similar to a statute listed in (A) of this paragraph; or
(C) acknowledges behavior that, if charged, would have been a crime under a statute listed in (A) of this paragraph;
(9) "sex offender treatment" means the provision of clinical services to a sex offender and includes assessment of the sex offender;
(10) "undue familiarity" means developing, or attempting to develop, an intimate, personal, or financial relationship with an individual, or otherwise failing to maintain an appropriate professional relationship with the individual.


22 AAC 30.900
Eff. 11/2/2002, Register 164

Authority:AS 33.30.011

AS 33.30.021

AS 44.28.030

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