ORS 420A.005¹

As used in ORS 420A.005 (Definitions) to 420A.155 (Regional residential academies), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Cognitive restructuring” means any rehabilitation process that redirects the thinking of an offender into more socially acceptable directions and that is generally accepted by rehabilitation professionals.

(2) “Director” means the Director of the Oregon Youth Authority.

(3) “Reformation plan” means a written plan prepared by the Oregon Youth Authority that is tailored to the youth offender’s unique requirements as identified by the initial assessment. “Reformation plan” includes, but is not limited to, a plan for medical, educational, vocational, social and psychological services and training as well as other rehabilitative services designed to reduce future criminal and antisocial conduct and to provide the youth offender with clear expectations about what programs must be successfully completed by the youth offender.

(4) “Youth authority” means the Oregon Youth Authority.

(5) “Youth correction facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 420.005 (Definitions).

(6) “Youth offender” has the meaning given that term in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions). [1995 c.422 §1b; 1997 c.433 §6]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420A—Oregon Youth Authority; Youth Correction Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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