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Counseling and Education Programs

Placer County Probation Department

Auburn Justice Center                                                                  
2929 Richardson Drive, Suite B                                                  
Auburn CA 95603                                                                            
(530) 889-7900

Bill Santucci Justice Center
10810 Justice Center Drive, Suite 170
Roseville CA 95678
(916) 543-7400

Pursuant to Penal Code Section(s) 1229 and 1230, the Placer County Probation Department provides Supervision and Rehabilitative Services to offenders, utilizing risk assessments, intensive supervision, and evidence-based programs including drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment, and cognitive behavior programs.

The Placer County Probation Department provides several hands-on programs aimed at assisting probationers with a seamless transition into the community. Courage to Change, Job Seekers, and Independent Living Skills utilize evidence-based practices to encourage offenders to develop social values, increase responsible thinking, obtain employment, and live effectively and efficiently in the community.

Courage to Change

Funding Source: Probation-funded (SB-678)

  • A 6-8 week interactive journaling program provided by the Placer County Probation Department, which uses a Cognitive Behavioral approach to address Criminogenic Needs
  • The classes and journals focus on Social Values, Responsible Thinking, Self-Control, Peer Relationships, Substance Abuse, Skills for Successful Living, and Self-Management

Independent Living Skills

Funding Source: Probation-funded (SB-678)

  • A series of four, one-day classes that can be taken separately or in succession
  • The classes offered include: Job Placement, Education, Finances, and Health and Leisure

Job Seekers

Funding Source: Probation-funded (SB-678)

  • The Placer County Probation Department and local employment services work jointly with probationers in need of employment
  • Information, resources, and assistance are provided at a local agency, which help the probationer to seek and obtain gainful employment, thus fulfilling orders of the Court
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