The purpose of the Parent Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document is to provide families with an overview of a juvenile's length of stay guidelines, as defined by the State of Arizona and the Department of Juvenile Corrections.
How long will my child be assigned to Adobe Mountain School?
All youth will be assigned to a minimum of 30 days or longer. The judge may also order a minimum length of stay over 30 days. For example, a judge could order your child to four (4) months in a secure care facility. Your child would stay in the facility for at least four (4) months and must meet the conditions for release.
How will I know if my child is eligible for release or will stay longer?
Who are the people on the Multi-Disciplinary Team?
The MDT may include youth program supervisors, psychology associates, youth program officers, education staff, youth corrections officers, a parole officer, and of course legal guardians.
Will I be contacted for all meetings?
What meetings will help me understand my child’s progress?