Probation Officer
Dept of Juvenile Justice 2.79 reviews - Virginia

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Incumbent is responsible for providing probation and parole supervision, counseling, and monitoring to individuals and families with identified needs; maintain appropriate client, family and collateral contacts in compliance with state and local procedures and DJJ standards. Prepares addendum, transfer reports and social histories on all assigned cases as ordered by the court or required by DJJ policy and procedures. Presents reports to court and provides testimony at court hearings as required. Maintain case records and narratives in compliance with DJJ and CSU standards and make all appropriate documentation into state and local data systems. Perform assessments, make referrals, sequence services and monitor service delivery of vendors and community agencies. Counsel individuals and families in accordance with identified needs using the balanced approach and graduated sanctions. Perform on-call intake duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Working knowledge of the criminal justice system, court proceedings, and knowledge of adolescent treatment needs. Knowledge of case management and all intake related functions. Experience with interviewing, assessments of client's needs and identification of community and agency resources. Demonstrated skills with word processing/data entry. The ability to organize and prioritize time and tasks is important. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; the ability to interpret and explain regulations, guidelines, and statutes. The ability to work with diverse socio-economic groups and populations is needed; a valid driver's license is required by time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include, probation experience, a related degree and experience counseling maladaptive juveniles in a juvenile court setting

Special Requirements

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