14B NCAC 11C .0303       BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT AND DISCIPLINE

(a)  In determining appropriate discipline, each program shall consider the child's age, intelligence, emotional makeup, and past experience.

(b)  Each program shall develop and adhere to a written policy regarding behavior management and discipline which includes the following requirements:

(1)           Physical or corporal punishment shall not be permitted;

(2)           Physical or mechanical restraint shall be used only when necessary to protect a child from physical injury to self or others or when transporting a juvenile who is being held under a secure custody order;

(3)           No juvenile shall be place in a locked room or other place, except for juveniles being held under a secure custody order; and

(4)           Meals or nourishment shall not be denied.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-516(b)(4); 143B-516(b)(5); 143B-516(b)(9);

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 15, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Transferred from 28 NCAC 03A .0303 Eff. June 1, 2013.