2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:4A-79 - Intervention Unit Training And Skills

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:4A-79 (2016) What's This?

2A:4A-79. Intervention unit training and skills
The juvenile-family crisis intervention unit shall have knowledge of community services and agencies and shall be specially trained in family counseling and crisis stabilization skills. The Supreme Court may issue rules concerning the duties, responsibilities, training and practices of the juvenile-family crisis intervention units consistent with the provisions of this act, but in no instance shall the minimum qualifications for personnel employed as counselors and hired after the effective date of this act be less than a master's degree from an accredited institution in a mental health or social or behavioral science discipline including degrees in social work, counseling, counseling psychology, mental health or education. Equivalent experience is acceptable when it consists of a minimum of an associate's degree with a concentration in one of the behavioral sciences and a minimum of 5 years' experience working with troubled youth and their families or a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences and 2 years' experience working with troubled youth and their families.

L.1982, c. 80, s. 4, eff. Dec. 31, 1983.

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