Juvenile Probation Officer Basic Training

Topics Covered:

  • Role of the Probation Officer
  • Texas Family Code and Related Laws
  • Understanding Professional Liability
  • TJJD Code of Ethics and Disciplinary Procedures
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Preventing, Identifying, and Reporting Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
  • Officer Safety and Mechanical Restraints
  • Adolescent Development and Behavior
  • Cultural Competency: Cultural Equity
  • Cultural Competency: Gender and Sexuality
  • Customized Case Design
  • Recognizing and Supervising Youth with Mental Health Issues
  • Purpose and Goals of the Prison Rape Elimination Act
  • Dispositional Recommendations and Courtroom Proceedings

Who Should Attend:

  • Community Corrections
  • Newly hired Juvenile Probation Officers

Training Hours: 41.50


[ Agenda ]


Apr 14 (04:00 pm) - 19, 2019 (02:00 pm)



Location Information:

Guadalupe County Juvenile Services
2613 North Guadalupe St.
Seguin, TX. 78155

Hotel Information: *

Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant. Some recommended hotels are below.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2801 Jay Rd.
Seguin, TX. 78155

Hampton Inn
1130 Larkin Ave.
Seguin, TX. 78155

This course is designed to cover the mandatory topics required for certification as a new Juvenile Probation Officer.

For more information, contact:
Elizabeth Klawinsky, Program Specialist
Correctional Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2296
Fax: (936) 294-1671
Phone: (936) 294-1639

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be given to those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training. A refund of 70% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request for refund of conference or program fees is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program. The Correctional Management Institute of Texas reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel prior to the training or for those who fail to attend. Substitutions are permitted at anytime.

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.