Placement Unit Panel

Review Responsibilities
The committee / panel reviews all relevant court, police, school, and psychological reports prior to an interview with the child. The panel meets weekly and consists of a public health nurse, education liaison, placement specialist, the child’s DPO, the Chief Deputy of the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility, and is chaired by the Placement Supervisor.

A mental health department employee may also participate on the committee. Upon completion of the interview with the child, the placement supervisor distributes notes to the Probation Department for use by the DPO assigned to the case for their report and recommendation to the court.