Juvenile Probation Officers:
SERVICES SOMETIMES USED BY FAMILY COURT
Community Service Work
Youth are given the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the community through service work at nonprofit organizations.
Most juveniles are given a curfew and restricted from overnight visits with friends. Juveniles on probation may not associate with anyone on probation.
Youth are ordered to secure/non-secure detention facilities based on felonious offending, societal risk, and recidivism.
Tether systems are utilized to enforce structure and accountability for youth. Typically tethers are used for a 30- 90-day period, or any length deemed appropriate.
Individual / Family Counseling
Counseling is ordered with contracted service providers to meet specific needs of juveniles and their families.
A higher level of oversight and service with weekly probation appointments designed for youth who are at risk for out-of-home placements.
Out-of-Home Residential Treatment Program
Placement in treatment programs up to a year or more are ordered based on the offense and background of the youth.
Psychological / Psychiatric Evaluations
Clinical recommendations are made through evaluations to assist in the rehabilitation of the youth.
Random Drug Testing Random drug and alcohol tests are facilitated through Probation Officers at any location (including home or school). Testing also occurs at a local testing facility.
The amount of money required to pay the victim to compensate for damages as the result of the offense.
Substance Abuse Assessments
Based on offenses involving drug/alcohol use, assessments are ordered to determine programming best suited for the youth
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