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Operations

The Operations division oversees all of DJS' programs that directly manage and supervise the behavior and health of youth in DJS' care such as community services, residential facilities, somatic health and services such as behavioral health, victim, substance abuse and mental health.

Scott Beal
Executive Director, Office of Community Services

This unit oversees the management and supervision of youth in the community through the DJS regional field offices, Community Detention Program, Violence Prevention Initiative and Resource Office.

Wallis Norman
Executive Director, Office of Detention Facilities

This unit oversees the programming, safety and security, education and transportation for the Department of Juvenile Services' detention facilities.

List of DJS-operated facilities

John Stevenson
Executive Director, Office of Commitment Facilities

This unit oversees the programming, safety and security, education and transportation for the Department of Juvenile Services' commitment facilities.

List of DJS-operated facilities

Dr. Jennifer Maehr
Medical Director, Office of Somatic Health

This unit is charged with ensuring that youth in DJS- operated facilities receive proper medical and dental care as well as nutritional services. The Director of Somatic Health oversees nursing, dentistry, OB/GYN, Food and Nutritional Services, Infection Control / Employee Health and Special Health Programs.

Dr. Michael Ito
Director, Office of Behavioral Health, Victim, Substance Abuse, & Mental Health Services

This unit oversees various services and support for youth in DJS' care and victims in the community. The Director of Victim, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services oversees Psychology Services, Victim Services, Evidence-Based Services and Addiction Services.