[Rev. 1/12/2018 4:17:16 PM]

[NAC-62B Revised Date: 2-18]

CHAPTER 62B - INSTITUTIONS, AGENCIES AND FACILITIES TO WHICH CHILDREN ARE COMMITTED

GENERAL PROVISIONS

62B.010              Definitions.

62B.020              “Agency” defined.

62B.030              “Child” defined.

62B.040              “Division” defined.

62B.050              “Institution” defined.

62B.060              “Office” defined.

TRAINING FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES

62B.100              Training of employees who have direct contact with children or have supervisory duties over other employees.

62B.110              Maintenance of records relating to employee training; annual reports.

62B.120              Effect of failure of agency to submit annual report.

 

 

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS

     NAC 62B.010  Definitions. (NRS 62B.250)  As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NAC 62B.020 to 62B.060, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.020  “Agency” defined. (NRS 62B.250)  “Agency” means any public or private agency, organization or institution detaining or otherwise having custody or control of a child pursuant to title 5 of NRS.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.030  “Child” defined. (NRS 62B.250)  “Child” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 62A.030.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.040  “Division” defined. (NRS 62B.250)  “Division” means the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.050  “Institution” defined. (NRS 62B.250)  “Institution” means a facility where a child is held before or after adjudication to be in need of supervision or a delinquent child pursuant to title 5 of NRS. The term does not include a group home in which a child may be held pursuant to title 5 of NRS.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.060  “Office” defined. (NRS 62B.250)  “Office” means the Juvenile Justice Programs Office of the Division.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

TRAINING FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES

     NAC 62B.100  Training of employees who have direct contact with children or have supervisory duties over other employees. (NRS 62B.250)

     1.  An agency that operates an institution shall ensure that each employee who comes into direct contact with children who are in custody receives training in accordance with NRS 62B.250. The training must consist of instruction concerning:

     (a) The topics listed in subsection 1 of NRS 62B.250;

     (b) Proper reporting of suspected child abuse or neglect;

     (c) Proper reporting and investigation of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct consistent with the requirements set forth in the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, 42 U.S.C. §§ 15601 et seq., and 28 C.F.R. §§ 115.5 et seq.;

     (d) The conditions and limitations of the use of corrective room restriction set forth in NRS 62B.215;

     (e) The plan for care of children in the institution during disasters developed pursuant to NRS 62B.220;

     (f) Trauma-informed care of children; and

     (g) Data collection.

     2.  In addition to the instruction required by subsection 1, an agency that operates an institution shall ensure that the training required by subsection 1 and NRS 62B.250 for an employee who has supervisory duties over other employees includes instruction concerning:

     (a) The provisions of the “Juvenile Detention Facility Standards” adopted by the Juvenile Justice Commission; and

     (b) The disproportionate contact of children belonging to a racial or ethnic minority group with the juvenile justice system.

     3.  As used in this section, “trauma-informed care” means an approach to the delivery of care to a child that takes into account the impact of trauma on the child and emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both providers and children.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.110  Maintenance of records relating to employee training; annual reports. (NRS 62B.250)

     1.  An agency that operates an institution shall keep records related to the training of new and existing employees required pursuant to NRS 62B.250 and NAC 62B.100. Such records must include, without limitation, the date, topic and name of each employee who attended each training session.

     2.  Not later than February 15 of each year, an agency that operates an institution shall submit to the Office on a form developed and provided by the Office a report concerning the training required by NRS 62B.250 and NAC 62B.100. The report must include, without limitation, the date and topic of each training session and the total number of employees who attended each training session.

     3.  Based on the information provided to the Office pursuant to this section, the Office will produce an annual report summarizing training provided pursuant to NRS 62B.250 and NAC 62B.100.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)

     NAC 62B.120  Effect of failure of agency to submit annual report. (NRS 62B.250)  If an agency fails to comply with the requirement to submit an annual training report pursuant to NAC 62B.110, the Office shall notify the governing body of the agency and may take any other action deemed lawful until the agency complies with such reporting requirement.

     (Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R107-16, eff. 12-21-2016)