Wash. Admin. Code § 139-10-240 - Juvenile corrections officers academy eligibility and curriculum

(1) All employees whose primary job function is the care, custody, and safety of juvenile offenders in county facilities must complete the juvenile corrections officers academy. Representative job classes include, but are not limited to, juvenile detention workers, juvenile corrections officers, and juvenile supervision officers.
(2) The juvenile corrections officers academy curriculum shall be at least 80 instructional hours in length and may include, but not be limited to, the following subject matter areas:
(a) Core skills
(i) Observation skills
(ii) Interpersonal skills
(iii) Security management
(iv) Supervision of youth
(v) Discipline of youth
(vi) Proper use of physical force
(b) Key skills
(i) Legal issues
(ii) Dealing with aggressive behavior
(iii) Handling medical problems
(iv) Handling mental illness problems
(v) Report writing
(vi) Skills training
(vii) Reception and classification
(c) Related skills
(i) Professionalism
(ii) Physical fitness
(iii) Stress management
(iv) Human relations/cultural awareness
(v) Historical intersection of race and corrections.


Wash. Admin. Code § 139-10-240
Amended by WSR 22-19-038, Filed 9/14/2022, effective 10/15/2022

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 05-01-110, § 139-10-240, filed 12/15/04, effective 1/15/05; 00-17-017, § 139-10-240, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 87-19-105 (Order 15-D), § 139-10-240, filed 9/18/87; 86-19-021 (Order 1-B), § 139-10-240, filed 9/10/86. Formerly WAC 139-36-033.

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