JJC 2 - Service Planning and Monitoring
Youth participate in the development and review of comprehensive, individualized service plans that are the basis for delivery of appropriate services and supervision.
NA The organization provides only detention services.
A service plan is developed in a timely manner, and expedited service planning is available when urgent risks or needs are identified.
The service plan is developed by a team of relevant personnel, with the participation of the youth.
Interpretation: Relevant personnel may include, but are not limited to, those providing health, mental health, substance use, and education services. Service planning should be conducted so that youth retain as much personal responsibility as possible and appropriate.
During service planning the organization explains:
related CR 1.01
The comprehensive, individualized service plan is based on the assessment and includes:
related BSM 2.04
Interpretation: Like assessments, service plans should be responsive to the age, developmental level, gender, language, culture, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and trauma history of youth, as well as to the characteristics of, and resources available in, the communities in which they reside.
Although COA recognizes that engaging parents or legal guardians can be difficult, organizations should still strive to involve them to the extent possible and appropriate, and must follow any applicable laws or regulations requiring their involvement. See JJC 4 for further information and guidance regarding family participation.
Note: Behavior support and management strategies and interventions should be addressed in a behavior support plan that may be part of the service plan, as referenced in BSM 2.06.
Family members are encouraged to participate in service planning and case conferences, and advised of ongoing progress.
Note: See the Interpretation to JJC 2.04.
Personnel and youth regularly review progress toward achievement of service and treatment goals, and sign revisions to goals and plans.
A team of relevant personnel, or an involved worker and supervisor, review the case quarterly to assess:
Interpretation: Timeframes for review can be adjusted depending upon youths’ risks and needs, and length of stay. Experienced workers may conduct reviews of their own cases. In such cases, their supervisors should review a sample of their evaluations.