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43-406. Office of Juvenile Services; treatment programs, services, and systems; requirements.The Office of Juvenile Services shall utilize:(1) Risk and needs assessment instruments for use in determining the level of treatment for the juvenile;(2) A case classification process to include levels of treatment defined by rules and regulations and case management standards for each level of treatment. The process shall provide for a balance of accountability, public safety, and treatment;(3) Case management for all juveniles committed to the office;(4) A purchase-of-care system which will facilitate the development of a statewide community-based array of care with the involvement of the private sector and the local public sector. Care services may be purchased from private providers to provide a wider diversity of services. This system shall include accessing existing Title IV-E funds of the federal Social Security Act, as amended, medicaid funds, and other funding sources to support eligible community-based services. Such services developed and purchased shall include, but not be limited to, evaluation services. Services shall be offered and delivered on a regional basis;(5) Community-based evaluation programs, supplemented by one or more residential evaluation programs. A residential evaluation program shall be provided in a county containing a city of the metropolitan class. Community-based evaluation services shall replace the residential evaluation services available at the Youth Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center by December 31, 1999; and(6) A management information system. The system shall be a unified, interdepartmental client information system which supports the management function as well as the service function. SourceLaws 1994, LB 988, § 15; Laws 1995, LB 371, § 27; Laws 1996, LB 1141, § 1; Laws 1997, LB 307, § 229; Laws 1997, LB 882, § 12; R.S.Supp.,1997, § 83-925.07; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 38.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter43 > 43-406

43-406. Office of Juvenile Services; treatment programs, services, and systems; requirements.The Office of Juvenile Services shall utilize:(1) Risk and needs assessment instruments for use in determining the level of treatment for the juvenile;(2) A case classification process to include levels of treatment defined by rules and regulations and case management standards for each level of treatment. The process shall provide for a balance of accountability, public safety, and treatment;(3) Case management for all juveniles committed to the office;(4) A purchase-of-care system which will facilitate the development of a statewide community-based array of care with the involvement of the private sector and the local public sector. Care services may be purchased from private providers to provide a wider diversity of services. This system shall include accessing existing Title IV-E funds of the federal Social Security Act, as amended, medicaid funds, and other funding sources to support eligible community-based services. Such services developed and purchased shall include, but not be limited to, evaluation services. Services shall be offered and delivered on a regional basis;(5) Community-based evaluation programs, supplemented by one or more residential evaluation programs. A residential evaluation program shall be provided in a county containing a city of the metropolitan class. Community-based evaluation services shall replace the residential evaluation services available at the Youth Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center by December 31, 1999; and(6) A management information system. The system shall be a unified, interdepartmental client information system which supports the management function as well as the service function. SourceLaws 1994, LB 988, § 15; Laws 1995, LB 371, § 27; Laws 1996, LB 1141, § 1; Laws 1997, LB 307, § 229; Laws 1997, LB 882, § 12; R.S.Supp.,1997, § 83-925.07; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 38.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter43 > 43-406

43-406. Office of Juvenile Services; treatment programs, services, and systems; requirements.The Office of Juvenile Services shall utilize:(1) Risk and needs assessment instruments for use in determining the level of treatment for the juvenile;(2) A case classification process to include levels of treatment defined by rules and regulations and case management standards for each level of treatment. The process shall provide for a balance of accountability, public safety, and treatment;(3) Case management for all juveniles committed to the office;(4) A purchase-of-care system which will facilitate the development of a statewide community-based array of care with the involvement of the private sector and the local public sector. Care services may be purchased from private providers to provide a wider diversity of services. This system shall include accessing existing Title IV-E funds of the federal Social Security Act, as amended, medicaid funds, and other funding sources to support eligible community-based services. Such services developed and purchased shall include, but not be limited to, evaluation services. Services shall be offered and delivered on a regional basis;(5) Community-based evaluation programs, supplemented by one or more residential evaluation programs. A residential evaluation program shall be provided in a county containing a city of the metropolitan class. Community-based evaluation services shall replace the residential evaluation services available at the Youth Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center by December 31, 1999; and(6) A management information system. The system shall be a unified, interdepartmental client information system which supports the management function as well as the service function. SourceLaws 1994, LB 988, § 15; Laws 1995, LB 371, § 27; Laws 1996, LB 1141, § 1; Laws 1997, LB 307, § 229; Laws 1997, LB 882, § 12; R.S.Supp.,1997, § 83-925.07; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 38.

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