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JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER I

Circuit Court- Family Division
Salary: J-10 (A) $20.21/hr.
Full-time, 1:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Posting: 084-19
Date Posted: 07/14/2019
Deadline (must be received by): 07/20/2019

To assess and evaluate children and families in order to recommend a rehabilitation plan to the court and to develop and implement child welfare service.

Conducts investigations to ascertain problem areas of the child and family in delinquency   cases.  Prepares summary reports of cases and makes recommendations to the Court to resolve problems and provide opportunities for adjustment.  Supervises and monitors behavior of youth on probation.  Provide a range/frequency of direct interventions as dictated by the needs of the family and program status. 

Knowledge of the principles and methods concerned with personal and social problem     solving. Knowledge of factors concerned in delinquency, neglect and abuse of children. Knowledge of family dynamics and the effects of social conditions on family functioning. Knowledge of the juvenile justice system and children's services programs. Knowledge of the principles, procedures and techniques of child welfare work.  Ability to apply social casework methods to child welfare services.  Ability to develop child welfare programs with community organizations.  Ability to relate effectively to the public and individuals on their caseload.  Ability to speak and write effectively.

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, education or a related human services field that qualifies the person to manage or supervise the delivery of Juvenile services and must complete the Michigan Judicial Institute certification training for Juvenile Court staff within two years after the date of employment. Reliable transportation and a valid Michigan driver's license required.  .

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