TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER VII: SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT BOARD
PART 1910 JUVENILE SEX OFFENDER EVALUATION AND TREATMENT
SECTION 1910.250 POLYGRAPH EXAMINATIONS OF JUVENILES
Section 1910.250 Polygraph Examinations of Juveniles
a) The approved provider, in consultation with the MDT, shall refer juveniles for polygraph examinations when therapeutically indicated.
b) Prior to administering a polygraph, the polygraph examiner shall make the final determination of the juvenile's suitability for polygraph examination based on factors such as developmental and cognitive functioning, mental health, etc.
c) The type and frequency of polygraph testing and the use of polygraph results in treatment and supervision shall be documented in the case record.
d) Before commencing any polygraph examination with any juvenile who has committed a sexual offense, the polygraph examiner shall document that the juvenile, at each examination, has been provided a thorough explanation of the polygraph examination process and the potential relevance of the procedure to the juvenile's treatment and/or supervision. Review and documentation of informed assent will include information regarding the juvenile's right to terminate the examination at any time and to speak with his/her attorney if desired.