WSR 04-19-049




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

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-15-144.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 139-10-245 Basic juvenile residential counselor academy curriculum, the corrections division has formulated and implemented a new academy to better serve the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration's employees training needs. This academy is presently known as the Juvenile Residential Counselors Academy and is cited in WAC 139-10-210. This academy presently does not have a WAC that defines the curricula of this academy.

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: Adopting a WAC defining the curricula in this academy will clearly state the subjects covered in this academy.

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


WAC 139-10-245   Basic juvenile residential counselor academy curriculum.   The basic juvenile residential counselor 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) Applying research based treatment

(h) Writing skills

(2) Key skills

(a) Legal issues

(b) Dealing with aggressive behavior

(c) Handling medical problems

(d) Handling mental illness problems

(e) Skills training

(3) Related skills

(a) Professionalism

(b) Stress management.


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