Juvenile Probation Referrals

Initial Probation Meeting

  • The Probation Officer will review and explain terms and conditions of probation imposed by the Judge.
  • Referrals are made to educational programs, counseling and/or Juvenile Work Project.
  • Expectations of probation are communicated to the minor and parent.
  • Phone numbers, addresses, and daily schedules are verified.

Probation Referrals

  • Community Service
  • Educational Class
  • Family Advocate
  • Family Support Counselor
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
  • Juvenile Work Project
  • Kaleidoscope Employment Youth Services (KEYS)
  • Mentor
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS)
  • Transition to Independence Program (TILP)
  • Youth Advocate

Educational Classes

  • Anger Management/Violence Intervention
  • Drug and Alcohol Education
  • Gang Awareness
  • Life Skills
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Theft Education
  • Youth Driving Under the Influence Program

Substance Abuse Treatment Options

  • Educational Classes
  • Inpatient drug treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient substance abuse counseling
  • Self-help groups

Family Counseling

  • Family Support Counselor - Behavioral support and intervention services in the home, at school, and in the community to mitigate the minor’s behavioral issues.
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT) - Short term family therapy in the families home.
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Service (TBS) - Provides short term one-to-one assistance to minors who have behaviors such as tantrums, assaultive behavior or destruction of property

Support Services

  • Family Advocate - A peer professional who has personal experience as a primary caregiver of a child who has utilized one or more services: Mental Health, Social Services, Special Education, Juvenile Justice.
  • Mentor - Mentor provides mentoring services for at risk youth up to age 22.
  • Youth Advocate - Education and support for young adults to advocate for themselves, education about different systems, services and placements, peer to peer mentoring.

Employment / Transitioning to Adulthood Programs

  • Community Service - Donated hours at a non-profit organization for the benefit of the public.
  • Kaleidoscope Employment Youth Services (KEYS) - Career assessments and job explorations, interviewing techniques, resume development and application preparation.
  • Transitional to Independent Living Program (TILP) - Individualized Services and workshops to teaches young people skills they need to become self sufficient.
  • Transition to Independence Program (TIP- Youth receive assistance to make successful transition into adulthood by setting and achieving personal goals related to employment and career, educational opportunities, living situation, well-being and community life functioning.