Or. Admin. R. 416-415-0070 - Work Program Participation Suspension/Termination

(1) The Work Program approval authority, Program Staff, or other OYA staff may, in their sole discretion, cause a Youth in Custody to be temporarily removed from the Youth in Custody's Work Program assignment for reasons consistent with the Youth in Custody's treatment needs, the safety and security needs of the facility, or the safety and security needs of the Work Program and any Program Staff or Youth in Custody participants.
(2) A Youth in Custody's Work Program assignment must be immediately suspended whenever the Work Program approval authority, Program Staff, or other OYA staff have reason to believe that:
(a) The Youth in Custody has violated any law, or prescribed Work Program participation condition;
(b) The Youth in Custody's continued participation in the Work Program poses an imminent threat to staff, other Youth in Custody, or the general public; or
(c) The Youth in Custody's continued participation in the Work Program is otherwise not in the best interest of the Youth in Custody, facility operations, or the community.
(3) Following suspension of a Youth in Custody from a Work Program, the Work Program Manager must review the circumstances surrounding the Youth in Custody's suspension and determine whether to terminate or reinstate the Youth in Custody to the Work Program.
(4) Unauthorized Absences
(a) A Youth in Custody participating in an Onsite Work Program, Offsite Work Program, or Work Release who is determined to be absent without written permission from the Work Program is on unauthorized absence and is immediately terminated from the Work Program.
(b) An unauthorized absence may constitute an escape from a correctional facility and must be reported as an escape according to OYA policy.
(5) A Youth in Custody who is terminated from a Work Program may appeal the termination decision by filing a Youth in Custody grievance according to OAR chapter 416, division 20 (Youth in Custody Grievance Process).

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 416-415-0070
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, 420.070, 420.240, 420.245, 420.250, 420.255 & 420.270

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