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Oregon Youth Authority Policies
Introduction
Welcome to the Oregon Youth Authority policy page. You may notice that OYA’s policies vary in terms of their format. We are currently engaged in an extensive review and revision of our policies and policy format.
 
Thank you for your patience as we go through our review process.
 
If you have any questions about a policy or need assistance, contact oya.info@oya.state.or.us.
 

 
Mission, Values, Principles

Principles of Conduct
Professional Standards
Relationships with Offenders and Their Families
Mandatory Reporting of Offender Abuse and Child Abuse
Conflict of Interest
0-2.5 Mandatory Reporting of Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Abuse​
Harassment-free Workplace
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Drug-free Workplace
Violence-free Workplace
Weapons in the Workplace
Use of Electronic Information Assets and Systems

 
Administration
Section A - General Administration

Lobbying
State-Tribal Government-to-Government Relations
Attorney General Opinions and Advice
Tort Liability and Claims
OYA Performance Management System and Process Improvement
Exercise and Delegation of Legal Custodian and Guardianship Authority
Parent/Guardian and Family Involvement in Offender Reformation
Preventing, Responding to, and Monitoring Offender Sexual Abuse
I-A-11.0 Assessment, Multidisciplinary Teams, and Case Planning​
I-A-12.0 OYA Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment Eligibility​

Section B - Financial Management
Payroll Reporting/Issuing Paychecks
Delegation for Expenditures and Payment Obligation Approval 
Use of State Purchase Card/State Corporate Travel Card
Petty Cash Fund
Offender Trust Accounts
Offender Welfare Accounts
Staff Personal Property Damage Reimbursement
Reimbursement for Personal Property [Offenders]
Agency Acceptance of Donations
Child Support
 

Section C - Property Management
Property Control Systems
Use of State-Owned Vehicles
Commercial Sales and Solicitations
Safety & Health Program
Emergency Action Plan; Business Continuity Plan
Hazard Communications Program
Alcoholic Beverage Restriction
Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Areas
Bloodborne Pathogens
Infection Control
Mobile Communication Devices and Other Mobile Data Storage Devices
 

Section D - Personnel Management
Workers' Compensation
Use of Language Services; English Plus [Staff]
Pre-Employment Physical Abilities Test
Food Handlers Sanitation and Safety
Job Sharing
Hardship Leave
Staff Exit Interviews and Questionnaire
Performance Appraisals
Staff and Volunteer Recognition
Agency Training Program
Staff Training and Development
Telecommuting
Political Activity
Dress Standards [Staff]
Mother-Friendly Workplace
Volunteer Services
OYA Identification Badges and Shields
Professional Standards Office Administrative Investigations
Criminal Records Checks
 

Section E - Information Management
Director's Incident Notification and Report
Administrative Rule, Policy, Procedure, and Protocol Development
Response to Subpoenas
Research Proposals
Records Retention, Destruction and Archiving [Paper Records]
Public Information Requests
Offender Case File Transfer
Requests for Offender Records, Reports and Other Materials
  • I-E-2.3a     Frequently Asked Questions
Expunction Orders
Activities Related to Crime Victims
Second Look Policy and Procedure
Sensitive Case Descriptors
OYA Media Relations
Publication Management
Information Security Incident Response
Information Asset Classification and Protection
Incident Reviews
Notification to Parents/Guardians
I-E-6.0 Contact with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)​
I-E-7.0 Foreign Nationals and Consular Notification-Contact​
 

 
Facilities
Section A - Security
Facility Access
Facility Safety and Security Reviews
Preserving Chain of Evidence
Identification Photographs - Offenders [Facility]
Apprehension of Escaped Offenders from Facilities
Agency Case Review and DOC Return Protocol
Searches of Offenders and Offender Property in OYA Facilities
Control of Tools, Hazardous Materials and Sharps in OYA Facilities
Key Control
Use of Tobacco [Offenders]
Supervision of Offenders
Facility Offender Transports
 

Section B - Order
Use of Physical Intervention and Restraints in Facilities
Use of Time-Out, Isolation, and Special Program Placements in OYA Facilities
Behavior Management - Incentives and Reinforcement (Facility)
Offender Accountability in OYA Facilities
JJIS Living Unit Logs
 

Section C - Safety
Facility Fire Prevention and Evacuation
 

Section D - Health and Mental Health
 
 
Facility Health Services
Therapeutic Levels of Physical Health Care in OYA Facilities
Administrative Medical Examinations
Medication Management in OYA Facilities
HIV Testing of Offenders in OYA Facilities
Drug Testing [Offenders]
Suicide Prevention in OYA Close Custody Facilities
Facility Nutrition Services
Wellness Policy
 

Section E - Programming

Tribal Notification
Offender Fundraising Activities
Recreational Activities [Offenders]
Polygraph Use with Offenders Who Have Sexually Offended [Facility]
Tattoo Removal Service [Facility]
English Plus – Offenders [Facility]
Visits with Offenders
Interfacility Transfer Requests
Sex Offender Risk Assessment [Facility]
Alcohol and Drug Screening, Assessment, and Treatment in OYA Facilities
Offender Job Assignments and Work Projects
Offender Dress Standards in OYA Facilities
Offender Personal Property in OYA Facilities
 

Section F - Justice
Offender Rights [Facility]
Offender Grievance Process [Facility]
Sex Offender Registration and Reporting [Facility]
Parole Revocation
Court-Ordered Financial Obligations [Facility]
Offender Mail in OYA Facilities
Marriage
Use of Telephones [Offenders]
Offender Legal Assistance [Facility]
Religious Practice in Facilities [Offenders]
 

 
Field
Section A - General Administration
Youth Incident Reports [Field]
Targeted Case Management
Youth Offender Legal Assistance [Field]
English Plus - Youth Offenders [Field]
Youth Offender Foster Care Eligibility, Referral, Placement, and Safety
Recreational Activities in Subcare
Searches of Youth Offenders and Areas; Processing of Contraband
or Evidence in Community Placements
Field Office Safety and Security Standards
Unauthorized Absence from Substitute Care Placement/Residence
Use of Physical Intervention and Restraints in the Community
III-A-9.0 Youth Offender Personal Property in the Community​
 

Section B - Intake
Tribal Notification [Field]
New Commitments to OYA Legal Custody
Identification Photographs - Youth Offenders [Field]
Youth Offender Rights, Responsibilities and Grievances [Field]
 

Section C - Case Planning and Review
Field Custody
Behavior Management - Incentives and Reinforcement [Field]
Court Report
Court-Ordered Financial Obligations [Field]
Sex Offender Risk Assessment [Field]
Alcohol and Drug Screening, Assessment, and Treatment in Community Settings
Placement/Return of Youth Offenders on Interstate Compact
 

Section D - Case Management
Juvenile Parole/Probation Agreement
Courtesy Supervision
Youth Offender Transports and Escorts within the Community
Staff Safety:  Meeting with Offenders in Community Settings
Medication Management in Subcare
Drug Testing - Youth Offenders [Field]
Suicide Prevention in Community Placements
Tattoo Removal Service [Field]
Family Planning  Services - Youth Offenders
Individualized Services
Sex Offender Registration and Reporting [Field]
Polygraph Use with Youth Offenders Who Have Sexually Offended [Field]
Marriage - Youth Offenders [Field]
Religious Practices in Substitute Care Placements
Youth Offender Identification/Driver’s Licenses/Permits
 

Section E - Case Closure
Case Closure [Field]