N.J. Admin. Code § 10:195-1.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings:

"Child" means a service recipient of the Department of Human Services under the age of 23 years.

"Department" means the New Jersey Department of Human Services.

"Emergency" means that the child is homeless or in imminent peril.

"Out-of-State" means a location in the United States other than the State of New Jersey.

"Placement" means housing a child in a residential program.

"Placing agency" means a private or public agency authorized to place or facilitate the placement of children in residential programs.

"Residential school or program" means a facility or residence used to house and provide services on a 24-hour basis to one or more children determined to be in need of such housing and services.

"Unusual incident" means an event involving a person served or employee involving indications or allegations of criminal actions, injury, negligence, exploitation, abuse, clinical mismanagement or medical malpractice, a major unforeseen event, such as a serious fire, explosion, a power failure that presents a significant danger to the safety or well-being of persons served and/or employees or a newsworthy incident.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:195-1.2

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