Section 950-1-12-.15 - Program And Service Areas (Alabama Administrative Code)

§ 950-1-12-.15. Program And Service Areas

(1) Adequate space is available for the various programs and service functions conducted within the Facility.


(a) Written Policy, Procedures, and practice provide for sufficient space for a visiting room. There is adequately designed space to permit screening and searching of both juveniles and visitors. Space is provided for the proper storage of visitors' coats, hand bags, and other personal items not allowed into the visiting area.


(a) School classrooms shall be in conformance with local or state educational requirements.


(a) There is at least 15 square feet of floor space for each person using the dining room or dining area; space is provided for group dining, except where security or safety considerations justify otherwise.

(b) The food preparation area includes a space for food preparation based on population size, type of food preparation, and methods of meal service.

(c) Toilet and wash basin facilities are available to food service personnel and juveniles in the vicinity of the food preparation area.


(a) Space is provided in the Program to store and issue clothing, bedding, cleaning supplies, and other items required for daily operations.

(b) Written Policy, Procedure, and practice shallspecify the personal property juveniles can retain in their possession, and shall govern control and safeguarding of juvenile personal property. Personal property retained at the program shall be itemized in a written list that is kept in the case file; the juvenile shall receive a copy of the list.

(New Rule: Filed December 17, 2004; effective January 21, 2005. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2018, eff. December 21, 2018.)

Author: Alabama Department of Youth Services, Office of Licensing and Standards

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 44-1-27(a)(b), 44-1-24(4)(6), 38-13-4.

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