(1) The administrator, staff, volunteers, and interns must have a statecriminal background check, a state child protective services background check, and if applicable, a tribal criminal background check and tribal child protective services background check conducted prior to being employed by the provider or working at the YCF.
(2) If an applicant has lived outside the state within the past five years, the YCF must complete background checks in every state that the applicant has resided in within the past five years.
(3) The department will deny or revoke a license upon finding that:
(a) the administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern has been convicted by a court of competent jurisdiction of a felony or misdemeanor involving but not limited to homicide, sexual intercourse without consent, sexual assault, aggravated assault, assault on a minor, assault on an officer, assault with a weapon, kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, prostitution, robbery, or burglary;
(b) the administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern has a conviction for a crime pertaining to children and families, including but not limited to child abuse or neglect, incest, child sexual abuse, ritual abuse of a minor, felony partner and family member assault, child pornography, child prostitution, internet crimes involving children, felony endangering the welfare of a minor, felony unlawful transactions with children, or aggravated interference with parent-child contact;
(c) the administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern has within the previous five years a felony conviction of a drug related offense, including but not limited to use, distribution, or possession of controlled substances, criminal possession of precursors to dangerous drugs, criminal manufacture of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of imitation dangerous drugs with the purpose to distribute, criminal possession, manufacture of or delivery of drug paraphernalia, or driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs; or
(d) the administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern has been convicted of abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a developmental disability.
(4) The department may deny or revoke a license upon finding that:
(a) the administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern has a conviction for a misdemeanor partner and family member assault, misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, misdemeanor unlawful transaction with a child, or a crime involving an abuse of the public trust.
(5) The administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern who is charged with a crime involving children, physical or sexual violence against any person, or any felony drug related offense and awaiting trial may not provide care or be present in the facility pending the outcome of the criminal proceeding.
(6) No administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern shall have been named as a perpetrator in a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect.
(7) The YCF is responsible for assuring that the persons covered by this chapter have met these requirements before providing care.
(8) No administrator, staff member, volunteer, or intern shall pose any potential threat to the health, safety, and well being of the youth in care.