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Regulations Governing Mental Health Services Transition Plans for Incarcerated Juveniles. [6 VAC 35 ‑ 180]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulation will ensure the planning and delivery of post-release mental health, substance abuse or other therapeutic services to incarcerated juveniles as they transition back into their communities.
State Authority The basis for this regulation is Virginia Code ยง 16.1-293.1.
Federal Authority NA
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation As set out in 6VAC35-180-20, this chapter is intended to:
(i) ensure the planning and provision of postrelease services addressing the mental health, substance abuse, or other therapeutic treatment needs of incarcerated residents as they transition back into their communities.
(ii) ensure implementation and continuity of necessary treatment and services in order to improve short- and long-term outcomes for juvenile offenders with significant needs in these areas; and
(iii) ensure the provision of services in the least restrictive setting consistent with public safety and the resident's treatment needs.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristen Peterson  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 600 East Main Street, 20th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Kristen.Peterson@djj.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)588-3902    FAX: (804)371-6490    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Regulations Governing Mental Health Service Transition Plans for Incarcerated Juveniles NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate regulations for the planning and provision of mental health, substance abuse, or other therapeutic treatment services for youths returning to the community following commitment to a juvenile correctional center or postdispositional detention. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2008.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
9/26/2018 Amend