Purpose: 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. Adopting a WAC, defining the curricula in this academy, will clearly state the subject matter covered in this academy.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-19-049 on September 14, 2004.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: December 8, 2004.
Sharon M. Tolton
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
(b) Stress management.