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Fundamental Skills Training Curriculum for Juvenile Probation Officers

Publication year: 1991  |  Cataloged on: Sep 19, 2014

This resource contains a number of lessons, exercises and materials making up a training curriculum for juvenile probation officers. The curriculum was designed for entry-level probation officers, but is also appropriate for veterans. With 15 individual lesson plans, designed to be presented in 40-hour, 5-day seminar format, constitute a survey course of good juvenile probation practice, and cover such matters as the juvenile justice system, the probation profession, cultural diversity, adolescence and delinquency, communication skills, assessment skills, pre-dispositional recommendations, courtroom presentation, supervision skills and case planning, time management, report writing, etc.

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