Adolescent males between 12-17 years of age.
Dependent / neglected / abused / foster care
Referral from DSS, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Probation
and Parole, and Legal Guardians.
Must have a completed application including: social history, psychological
evaluation, educational records, court documents, medical history, birth
certificates, physical exam including immunizations, social security card
or number, and Medicaid card.
Assessment of Youth
Conducted by Child Care Supervisors or Program Director.
Evaluated on the following criteria
- Eligible for school or alternative /
- Property destruction - will review circumstances,
- Suicidal gestures / attempts (less than 2 years)
may be placed if deemed stable through appropriate documentation
drugs or alcohol abuse - who have completed treatment
- Aggressive /
Assault Behavior (less than 2 years)
- Behavior Conduct Disorder
Delinquent / Court Involvement
- Emotional Disturbances
- Learning Disability / Underachievement
- Poor Academic
- Physical / Emotional Abuse / Neglect
Substance Abuse (parent)
- Speech / Language Impairment
Children with a history of minor offenses or children on probation may
be accepted but children with major delinquency charges will not be
Will Not Accept
Severely mentally retarded (IQ less than 70)
Psychotic (I.e. talking to oneself, incapable of differentiating between
right and wrong, hallucinations, etc.)
The Program Director and the Child Care Supervisor will be the
only staff who will make decisions as to whether or not a resident will be
accepted into the program. The final decision to admit a child will be
with the Program Director.
Process Pre-Placement / Intake
Pre-placement - Within 72 hours of admission
Intake - 30 day service plan from date of entry, followed by a 90 day
quarterly from the date of entry. Progress reviewed weekly / monthly.
Written Report of Assessment
If not acceptable say no, if appropriate program, give a target
date indicate if resident is on waiting list.
Once funding is approved, get purchase order and have referent complete
and sign intake packet and placement agreement.
Completion of program / treatment objectives, enabling youth to
return home / achieving level of independence. Enrolling in a vocational /
technical or community college or university.
- Repeated violations of house rules
Violent Acts or Assault, with intent of physical harm to any individual
or to ones self
Repeated running away
In possession of firearm
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