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Juvenile Justice programs are required to provide a career and professional education (CAPE) program. Description of program types are defined by Florida Statutes. Programs are described based on their capabilities. Florida Statutes 1003.52 describe Educational services in Department of Juvenile Justice Programs, and State Board of Education 6A-6.05281(4), Educational Programs for Youth in Department of Juvenile Justice Detention, Commitment, Day Treatment, or Early Delinquency Intervention Programs, rules specify individual academic plans for all juvenile justice education students.
Programs that teach personal accountability skills and behaviors that are appropriate for students in all age groups and ability levels and that lead to work habits that help maintain employment and living standards. (FS 985.622)
Programs that include Type 1 program content and an orientation to the broad scope of career choices, based upon personal abilities, aptitudes, and interests. Exploring and gaining knowledge of occupation options and the level of effort required to achieve them is an essential prerequisite to skill training. (FS 985.622)
Programs that include Type 1 program content and the competencies or the prerequisites needed for entry into a specific occupation. (FS 985.622)
The following chart lists the school districts responsible for educational programming at the Juvenile Justice Programs with the geographic location of the program, if different from the county school district, identified in parenthesis.
Alachua Academy Alachua Juvenile Detention Center AMIkids - Gainesville PACE Center for Girls
Rainwater Center for Girls Brevard Regional Juvenile Detention Center Melbourne Center for Personal Growth Brevard Group Treatment Center Frances S. Walker Halfway House
295056 -- T2
295060 -- T1
295042 -- T1
295044 -- T1
295048 -- T3
295052 -- T2
295051 -- T2
295054 -- T2
295062 -- T3
295056 -- T3
Falkenburg Juvenile Correctional Facility—Mental Health Riverside Academy Hillsborough Girls Academy Hillsborough RJDC - West Les Peters Academy Youth Environmental Services (YES) AMIkids Tampa PACE Center for Girls Columbus Juvenile Residential Facility
Tampa Residential Facility
479101 -- T3
479106 -- T3
479101 -- T3
690011 -- T3
Okeechobee Juvenile Offender Corrections Center Okeechobee Girls Academy Okeechobee Intensive Halfway House Okeechobee Youth Correctional Center
528015 -- T2
528031 -- T1
528011 -- T1
528028 -- T2
528033 -- T2
514181 -- T1
518012 -- T2
565001 -- T2
565031 -- T2
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