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PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD 

 

DIVISION 510

JUVENILE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD DEFINITIONS

859-510-0005

Definitions

(1) ”Administrative Hearing“ means a meeting of the Board at which a quorum is present but the youth is not for the purpose of deliberating about a youth’s status or conditional release plan based upon the written record before the Board.

(2) ”Administrative Meeting“ means any meeting of the Board at which a quorum is present for the purpose of considering matters relating to Board policy and administration, at which minutes are taken, and approved at a subsequent administrative meeting by a majority of members present.

(3) “Board“ means the juvenile panel of Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board as constituted under ORS 161.385.

(4) “Burden of proof” means the responsibility of the youth or the state to convince the Board of the truth of its version or interpretation of facts or issues in dispute.

(5) “Commit” means order of placement in a secure facility.

(6) “Conditional Release” means an order by the court or Board authorizing a youth to reside outside a Secure Adolescent In-patient Program (SAIP), Secure Children’s In-patient Program (SCIP), or Intensive Treatment Services (ITS), in the community under conditions established for the monitoring and treatment of the youth’s mental and physical health.

(7) “Department of Human Services” and “Department” mean the Oregon Department of Human Services as constituted under ORS 409.010.

(8) “Discharge” means the termination of a youth’s jurisdiction under the Board because the youth is either no longer affected by a serious mental condition or no longer affected by a mental disease or defect that presents a substantial danger to others and requires regular medical care, medication, supervision or treatment; or term of jurisdiction has lapsed.

(9) “Full Hearing” means a meeting of the Board at which a quorum is present, the youth is present, evidence is received, a youth’s status is reviewed pursuant to Chapter 419C and at the conclusion of which the Board makes findings of fact and conclusions of law as required by law from which written orders will issue.

(10) “Mental Defect” means that which is manifested by mental retardation or developmental disability if a mental deficiency exists concurrently with qualitative deficits in activities of daily living and is not otherwise attributable to mental illness or substance abuse or influenced by current situational trauma.

(11) ”Mental Disease“ is defined as any diagnosis of mental disorder which is a significant behavioral or psychological syndrome or pattern that is associated with distress or disability causing symptoms or impairment in at least one important area of an individual's functioning and is defined in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) of the American Psychiatric Association

(12) The term "mental disease or defect" does not include an abnormality manifested solely by repeated criminal or otherwise antisocial conduct; nor constituting solely a conduct or a personality disorder; nor solely an alcohol or drug abuse or dependence diagnosis.

(13) “Mental status” is defined as the mental, emotional, and behavioral functioning of a youth.

(14) "Patient” means any youth under the jurisdiction of the JPSRB, residing in a SAIP or SCIP.

(15) “Proof” means the achievement of a designated legal standard for persuading the trier of fact that a proposition is true. The standard of proof on all issues at hearings of the Board is by the preponderance of the evidence.

(16) "Quorum" means the presence at a hearing or meeting of at least three members of the Board.

(17) “Reasonable medical probability” means the finding by a physician or other qualified health professional that a given condition or illness is more likely than not to exist.

(18) "Responsible Except for Insanity" means the affirmative defense one must successfully assert in order to be placed under the jurisdiction of the JPSRB; or a finding by a judge that a youth, as a result of a mental disease or defect at the time the youth committed the act(s) alleged in the petition, lacked substantial capacity either to appreciate the nature and quality of the act or to conform the youth’s conduct to the requirements of law.

(19) “Revocation” means the return to a secure residential adolescent or children’s treatment facility of a youth pursuant to an order of the Board when the youth has violated the terms of a conditional release order or has experienced a change in mental status giving reasonable cause to believe that the youth may present a danger to others and cannot be controlled by appropriate interventions.

(20) “SAIP” means secure adolescent in-patient treatment program designated by the Oregon Health Authority.

(21) “SCIP” means secure child in-patient treatment program designated by the Oregon Health Authority.

(22) “SITP” means a secure child and adolescent Seniors and People with Disabilities (SPD) in-patient treatment program designated by Department of Human Services.

(23) “Secure” means that the doors to the facility are locked at all times. Ingress and egress are controlled by staff.

(24) “Secure In-patient Program Pass”, means any time a youth is authorized to be away from a secure child or adolescent facility’s grounds for any length of time unaccompanied by facility staff.

(25) “Serious mental condition” is one of the three specifically delineated diagnoses listed in 419C.520 (3).

(26) “Substantial danger” means the level of danger exhibited by threats of or engagement in acts of intentional, knowing, reckless or negligent behavior which places another person at risk of physical injury.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387, OL 2007, Ch. 889 § 6 (SB 328)
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.295 - 161.400, 419C.411(2), 419C.520 - 419C.544
Hist.: PSRB 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 9-28-10

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