Each center shall be under the direction of a warden who shall
have the minimum qualification of a college degree with a major in
criminal justice or a related field and the powers and duties as
described in sections eleven and eleven-a, article one of this
chapter. The warden shall be paid an annual salary to be fixed by
the Commissioner of Corrections. The warden, subject to the
authority of the commissioner, has the responsibility for the
overall operation of the center.
At each center the warden shall administer programming which
shall include the following components:
(1) A work program;
(2) An educational program in accordance with section
thirteen-f, article two, chapter eighteen of this code;
(3) A recreational program; and
(4) A counseling program with an emphasis on substance abuse
and life skills.