Or. Admin. R. 416-415-0020 - Definitions

(1) Adjudicated Youth: A person who has been found to be within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under ORS 419C.005 for an act committed when the person was under 18 years of age, and who has been placed in the legal and physical custody of OYA.
(2) DOC Youth in Custody: A person in the legal custody of the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the physical custody of OYA.
(3) Facility Work Program: A type of Work Program in which Youth in Custody are supervised while performing a job or a service administered within an OYA facility's secure perimeter.
(4) Major Behavior Violation: Behavior that is prohibited and unacceptable within an OYA facility or program and is immediately threatening to life, health, or facility safety, security or good order. Specific behaviors are listed as Levels Zero, One, and Two prohibited behaviors on the Youth in Custody Behavior Refocus Option Matrix, Exhibit 1 to OAR 416-470-0020.
(5) Multidisciplinary Team (MDT): A group of persons including, but not limited to, OYA employees, the Youth in Custody's family, and service providers responsible for developing, reviewing and revising the Youth in Custody's comprehensive case plan.
(6) Offsite Work Program: A type of Work Program in which Youth in Custody are supervised while performing a job or service beyond an OYA close-custody facility's property.
(7) Onsite Work Program: A type of Work Program in which Youth in Custody are supervised while performing a job or service on an OYA close-custody facility's property but beyond the facility's secure perimeter.
(8) OYA: Oregon Youth Authority
(9) Program Staff: Any OYA employee, contractor (and contractor's employees/staff), or volunteer, who works with Youth in Custody in a Work Program.
(10) Stipend: Monetary incentive for participation in a Work Program to promote positive Youth in Custody development, reformation, and rehabilitation.
(11) Vocational Program: A program or sequence of courses or instructional units that provides a Youth in Custody with academic and technical knowledge, skills, and proficiencies to prepare the Youth in Custody for employment or further or advanced education.
(12) Work Program: An OYA-approved program in which Youth in Custody perform a job or service as part of their treatment, education, or vocational training curriculum.
(13) Work Program Manager: A designated OYA management staff member who oversees a specific Work Program and the program's policy compliance.
(14) Work Release: A type of Work Program in which Youth in Custody are temporarily released from an OYA close-custody facility or are authorized to leave the facility grounds to perform a job or service in a community setting without supervision.
(15) Youth in Custody: Includes both DOC Youth in Custody and Adjudicated Youth.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 416-415-0020
OYA 3-2014, f. & cert. ef. 11-4-14; OYA 13-2023, amend filed 01/11/2023, effective 1/11/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 420A.025, 420A.010 & 420.240

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 420A.010, 420.240 & 420.245

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