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.