U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Tribal Probation Academy

Event Dates
Location
Online

Over the course of 14 weeks, participants will examine traditional, evidence-based, victim-centered and trauma-informed approaches to community supervision. Course work is designed to support application of techniques and case management concepts in the development of core supervisory skills.

Each week, a different topic will be covered during a live 90 minute lecture and 30-60 minute Q & A round table discussions. Attendees will be assigned homework to support each week's training topic.

Training topics include:

  • Tribal Sovereignty, Jurisdiction & Tribal Justice Systems
  • Introduction to Victim Centered Approaches
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practices
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
  • Introduction to Screening and Assessment, caseload supervision
  • Introduction to Case plan development and graduated responses
  • Introduction to Supervision Strategies (applying conditions)
  • Introduction to Restorative Justice
  • Introduction to Understanding Offender Populations and Special Conditions Considerations
  • Understanding Offender Populations and Special Condition Considerations: Supervising Introduction to Persons Who Suffer with Mental Illness and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Introduction to Drug Abuse Recognition and Substance Abuse – Drug Identification and Effects on Behavior
  • Courtroom Hearings and Testimony
  • Report Writing

Registrants must be employed by a tribal agency or if a consultant/contractor, endorsed by a tribal government. Priority is given to active probation personnel and other professionals responsible for community supervision.

Event Type
Seminar
Event Option(s)
Live, Online
Sponsor(s) / Host(s)
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Contact
Greg Brown
Phone number
Date Created: August 20, 2020