Juvenile Probation Officer Basic

Topics Covered:

  • Role of Probation Officer
  • Law Enforcement Processing
  • Juvenile Probation Historical Perspective
  • Preliminary Investigation and Recommendation
  • Code of Ethics, Disciplinary and Revocation Proceedings
  • Introduction to Juvenile Law
  • Legal Liabilities
  • Abuse, Exploitation and Neglect
  • Officer Safety and Mechanical Restraints / Transportation
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Interagency Collaboration/MOU and Accessing Local Programs and Services
  • Case Planning and Management
  • MAYSI – 2
  • Recognizing and Supervising Youth with Mental Health Issues
  • Adolescent Suicide Prevention
  • Placement Procedures
  • Wellness
  • Courtroom Proceedings and Presentation

Who Should Attend:

  • Community Corrections
  • The new juvenile probation officer (1 day to 1 year)

Training Hours: 40

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Nov 29 - Dec 04, 2009



Location Information:

George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center (Texas Room)
Sam Houston State University
816 17th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Hotel Information: *

University Hotel
1610 Bobby K. Marks Dr.
Huntsville, TX
Phone: 866-SHSU-INN

Juvenile Probation Officer Basic is a forty (40) hour workshop for the new probation officer (1 day to 1 year). Participants will experience simulations, role plays, and group practices. They will also receive information covering the duties of probation officers without regard to specialization. The training includes topics required by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.

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

Cancellation Policy:
If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if written notice of cancellation is received by the Correctional Management Institute of Texas no later than ten (10) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted. If no written cancellation is received and the participant does not attend the program, the participant/agency will be required to pay 100% of the registration fee if the registration fee was not previously paid.

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