TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER IX: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
SUBCHAPTER e: COUNTY STANDARDS
PART 2603 COUNTY SHELTER CARE STANDARDS
SECTION 2603.70 SEPARATION OF YOUTH
Section 2603.70 Separation of Youth
Separation procedures should be monitored periodically to ensure adherence.
b) Minimum Standards
1) Separation by Sex
Female children shall be sheltered separate from physical and visual contact with male children during periods of sleeping, toileting, and bathing. Otherwise, coeducational activities are encouraged.
2) Separation by Category
A) Suicide Risk. When it is determined a youth is a suicide risk or demonstrates other serious mental distress, the child shall be immediately referred to professional clinical services, e.g., psychiatrist or psychologist.
B) Drug Abusers. Alcohol, narcotic or other drug abusers undergoing withdrawal shall be placed in a hospital where they can be constantly supervised by trained medical personnel and shall remain under supervision during that period.
C) Separation by Age. Children nine to 13 years of age shall be provided sleeping accommodations separate from the 13 to 18 year olds.
(Source: Amended at 12 Ill. Reg. 12405, effective October 1, 1988)