WSR 04-19-048




[ Filed September 14, 2004, 9:07 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-15-143.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 139-10-240 Basic juvenile corrections officer academy curriculum, this WAC defines the content of the Juvenile Security Workers Academy. In June 2004, the name of this academy was changed to Juvenile Corrections Officer Academy in WAC 139-10-210.

Hearing Location(s): Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 8, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon M. Tolton, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, e-mail, fax (206) 439-3860, by December 3, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sonja Hirsch by December 3, 2004, TTY (206) 835-7300

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Changing this rule will provide consistency between WAC 139-10-240 and 139-10-210. The original change was made to better reflect representative job classifications that are served by this academy and to increase professionalism and recognition of officers in this field.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Staff in cooperation with the Board on Corrections Training Standards and Education, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Bob Graham, Burien, Washington, (206) 835-7302.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposal is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(2), therefore a small business economic impact statement is not required.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

September 13, 2004

Sharon M. Tolton

Deputy Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-17-017, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00)

WAC 139-10-240   Basic juvenile ((security workers)) corrections officer academy curriculum.   The basic juvenile ((security workers)) corrections officer academy curriculum of the Washington state criminal justice training commission shall be at least eighty instructional hours in length and shall include, but not be limited to, the following subject matter areas:

(1) Core skills

(a) Observation skills

(b) Interpersonal skills

(c) Security management

(d) Supervision of youth

(e) Discipline of youth

(f) Proper use of physical force

(g) Writing skills

(2) Key skills

(a) Legal issues

(b) Dealing with aggressive behavior

(c) Handling medical problems

(d) Handling mental illness problems

(e) Report writing

(f) Skills training

(g) Reception and classification

(3) Related skills

(a) Professionalism

(b) Physical fitness

(c) Stress management.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 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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