Top Adult Probation Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Adult Probation Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Adult Probation Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.6% of Adult Probation Officer resumes contained Court Hearings as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Adult Probation Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Adult Probation Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Attend Superior Court hearings to make recommendations regarding sentencing, revocations and other offender violations.
  • Attend Court hearings to testify, provide updated sentencing recommendations or additional information.
  • Administer drug analysis, enforce court orders, attend court hearings, and conduct field visits.
  • Provided accurate and detailed reports to the Court and testified under oath in Court hearings.
  • Participated with judge, assistant district attorney and representative, and attorneys in court hearings.
  • Submit reports to Judge and court staff for non-compliance, testify at court hearings.
  • Transport inmates to classrooms, cafeteria, medical appointments and court hearings.
  • Attend scheduled Court hearings, providing recommendations to the Magistrates/Judges.
  • Compose reports for court hearings on violated offenders.
  • Facilitated case staffing and attend court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings regularly to provide orientation to all felony offendersthat were granted probation.
  • Conduct presentence investigations and testify in court hearings.

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2. Caseload

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Here's how Caseload is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Submitted monthly statistical and performance reports on the status of individual caseloads, to keep supervisor updated which allowed close communication.
  • Managed a caseload of approximately 35 Level III sex offenders enforcing court-ordered conditions of probation.
  • Prepared and submitted monthly statistical and performance reports on the status of individual caseload.
  • Managed a caseload of approximately 65-70 felony-level individuals sentenced to probation.
  • Manage highly-complex caseload of approximately 80 adults sentenced to court-ordered probation.
  • Developed Policy and procedure for caseload officers and intensive unit.
  • Completed monthly reports related to activity of juvenile caseloads.
  • Specialized caseload consisted of offenders convicted of drug offenses.
  • Managed caseload and supervised 150 felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Supervised a caseload of 150+ convicted felony offenders.
  • Maintained and supervised assigned caseload, client records, case notes and other documents according to state licensing requirements.
  • Monitor and supervise Adult offenders to ensure compliance with Court-ordered probation terms and conditions while maintaining a caseload.
  • Managed caseload of up to 150 male and female adult felons placed on community control by the Court.
  • Supervised probationers on an Alcohol and Drug Caseload also worked as a member of the Court Team.
  • Provide a broad spectrum of managerial responsibilities, supervising a diverse caseload of adult, convicted felons.
  • Supervised a caseload of 60 to 80 clients; that were court ordered into the program.
  • Managed a Seriously Mentally Ill (SMI) caseload and supervised clients through their probation term.
  • Supervised caseloads of high risk Adults and Youthful Offenders who granted probation by the Superior Court.
  • Supervised a caseload to not only keep the community safer, but also encourage behavior change.
  • Supervised caseload of over 315 violent and non-violent offenders in the Marion County criminal justice system.

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3. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Contacted local law enforcement agencies if a probationer reported with an active warrant or witnessed them engaging in criminal activity.
  • Worked cooperatively with other social service and law enforcement agencies as needed.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety and community justice.
  • Contacted law enforcement when necessary to ensure public and officer safety.
  • Work daily with law enforcement and treatment providers to provide close monitoring of sex offenders while ensuring community safety.
  • Communicated and coordinated with offenders, treatment providers, law enforcement, community agencies, and court staff.
  • Communicated with local law enforcement via phone, email, and face-to-face interaction to ensure offender compliance.
  • Work with local and federal law enforcement agencies, immigration and customs officials, and court officers.
  • Coordinate law enforcement activities and information with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Network with law enforcement, psychiatric facilities, and aftercare agencies to assist offenders.
  • Work hand-in-hand with attorneys, law enforcement, the court system and treatment providers.
  • Communicate with law enforcement and courts personnel pertaining to violations of probation by clients.
  • Collaborated with court staff, law enforcement, human services, and treatment providers.
  • Worked closely with State, County, and Municipal law enforcement agencies.
  • Assist law enforcement in serving warrants and conducting residence searches.
  • Monitored compliance of court conditions for state and community sex offenderregistration with law enforcement authorities.
  • Provide law enforcement agencies with assistance in matters concerning detainers and warrants.
  • conducted trainings on state-of-the-art GPS bracelets and technologies to local law enforcement and Human Service agencies.
  • establish a strong rapport with local law enforcement and human service agenices across the region.

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4. Juvenile Offenders

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Here's how Juvenile Offenders is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Managed and supervised adult and juvenile offenders placed on supervised probation.
  • Attended court for adults and juvenile offenders.
  • Conducted presentence reports, court liaison officer; provided intensive supervision to adults offenders and supervised juvenile offenders.
  • Initial supervision and case planning of juvenile offenders/delinquents and assess delinquency reports for consideration for diversion services or family court intervention.
  • Monitor juvenile offenders in the community and placement, assist juveniles in finding non-profit organizations to complete their community service.
  • Provided social services to assist in rehabilitation of Juvenile offenders in custody or on probation or parole.

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5. Community Supervision

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Here's how Community Supervision is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Interpreted conditions of community supervision and monitored for compliance through regular interviews and field visits taking appropriate action for non-compliance probationers.
  • Monitored individuals court ordered to complete a period of community supervision for committing acts of domestic violence and/or child abuse.
  • Enforce conditions of community supervision and monitor all aspects of casework related to the conditions of community supervision.
  • Represented Judges, chief probation officer and other court officials on many phases of community supervision
  • Identified appropriate community supervision sanctions and/or sentencing alternatives for the court s consideration.
  • Field experience and community supervision.
  • Provided community supervision, monitored probationer's progress through regular face to face and collateral contacts with client and service provider.
  • Conduct initial and subsequent interviews with clients, explaining conditions of community supervision as set forth by the courts.
  • Provide supervision to clients who have been placed on community supervision by the courts.

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6. Probation Officers

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Here's how Probation Officers is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Trained new probation officers and participated in the original statewide project to work specifically with sex offenders.
  • Formed professional relationships with probation officers in other counties/states to monitor offenders living elsewhere.
  • Worked with intervention specialist, probation officers and parole officers.
  • Provided training opportunities for new probation officers.
  • Facilitate curriculum with all newly hired adult Probation Officers within an eleven county region (and beyond) in central Ohio.
  • Work closely with Probation officers to make sure Probationers have all conditions met required by the court order.
  • Interviewed, hired, conducted background checks and trained new Adult Probation Officers.
  • Maintained communication with probation officers, detention staff, magistrates and police.
  • Designed and implemented Offender Re-entry Program with a team of probation officers.
  • Scheduled and led initial and yearly training for all probation officers.
  • Trained new probation officers and provided agency with well trained talent.
  • Train other probation officers on various aspects of the job.
  • Handle all incoming calls from Probation Officers and Probationers.
  • Supervised East Valley Regional Court Probation Officers and staff.
  • Supervised probation officers I and II.
  • Train entry level Probation Officers.
  • Prepared all motion orders for our respective courts concerning my caseload.Trained and assisted new probation officers.
  • Managed facility budget which included eight counselors, four probation officers and 20 security officers.
  • Facilitate trainings for probation officers.
  • Monitored offenders sentenced to probation Team leader for a group of probation officers.

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7. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Refer defendants to substance abuse and rehabilitation courses to satisfy their court-ordered requirements.
  • Arranged substance abuse rehabilitation and on-the-job training as needed.
  • Conduct random urinalysis substance abuse screens.
  • Monitored clients' attendance and completion in specialized programs such as substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual addictions, etc.
  • Placed over 75 clients in supportive housing and referred them to substance abuse and mental health treatment in the community.
  • Provided information to facilitate individuals with the needs of counseling, shelter, victims of abuse and substance abuse education.
  • Completed substance abuse evaluations, determined the level of treatment necessary, and referred clients to the appropriate agencies.
  • Supervised approximately 150 felony offenders having conditions of substance abuse, mental health, and other court ordered conditions.
  • Performed, issued questionnaires and testing instruments to defendants for evaluation of alcohol or substance abuse.
  • Monitor overall progress related to employment, housing, family, and substance abuse issues.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans including substance abuse, domestic abuse, and mental health.
  • Worked in conjunction with substance abuse treatment and mental health professionals to serve client base.
  • Complete substance abuse and domestic violence assessments and provide appropriate treatment plans for clients.
  • Conduct intake and mental health assessments on double trouble and substance abuse clients.
  • Referred clients to outside agencies for mental health and substance abuse treatment.
  • Make referrals to appropriate mental health and/or substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Administered substance abuse urine tests to clients under court order.
  • Specialized casework in domestic violence and substance abuse issue.
  • Coordinated substance abuse treatment for offenders and job training.
  • Administered drug and alcoholtests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatmentprograms.

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8. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Provided case management services for Probationers and provided referrals for Drug/Alcohol, Vocational/Educational, and Mental Health services.
  • Work with outside agencies to assist offender with securing mental health services, education, employment, and housing.
  • Complete mental health assessment to determine need for mental health services.
  • Referred probationers and family members for mental health services when appropriate.
  • Provided a range of mental health services to offenders in the community.
  • Arranged physical or mental health services for clients.

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9. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Developed treatment plans by making referrals to appropriate community service agencies.
  • Encouraged goals and set rehabilitation treatment plans for probationers.
  • Developed supervision and treatment plans, testified in court hearings, and provided the courts with appropriate recommendations for clients.
  • Developed treatment plans; referred clients to a wide range of community service agencies; maintained case records.
  • Review treatment plans and interface with treatment providers to review behavior changes and progress.
  • Review mental health assessment and treatment plans where clients meet with DMHAS criteria.
  • Reported to the court regarding client progress and made recommentations to the court for treatment plans.

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10. Alcohol Tests

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Here's how Alcohol Tests is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Administer drug/alcohol tests to verify compliance.
  • Administer regular drug and alcohol tests and complete DNA indexing for felony offenders.
  • Administered drug and alcohol tests and collected DNA.
  • Provided oversight and conducted drug/alcohol tests of minors to determine compliance.
  • Administer drug and alcohol tests randomly to offenders to verify compliance with Courts Orders.
  • Administered regular drug and alcohol tests and completed DNA indexing for felony offenders.

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11. Pre-Sentence Investigations

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Here's how Pre-Sentence Investigations is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Conducted Pre-Sentence Investigations (PSI's) when required.
  • Performed investigative case work involving pre-sentence investigations of adult offender to determine the recommended punishment for the offense committed.
  • Conducted pre-sentence investigations by doing in-depth research and compiling police reports of offenders who re-offended during probation term.
  • Worked in all capacities from pre-sentence investigations to Intensive probation serving all specialty populations to include mental health.
  • Interviewed/assessed clients; wrote substance abuse assessments/pre-sentence investigations; supervised urine drug screens.
  • Complete Pre-sentence investigations and sentencing recommendations on defendants prior to the sentencing hearing.
  • Conducted pre-sentence investigations, submitted reports to the Superior Court and provided testimony.
  • Prepare pre-sentence investigations and domestic abuse evaluations for the Court.
  • Enforced court mandated terms of probation and conducted pre-sentence investigations.
  • Conducted pre-sentence investigations and interviews with victims and defendants.
  • Submitted violation reports and pre-sentence investigations.
  • Prepared Pre-Sentence Investigations and expungement reports.
  • Prepare pre-sentence investigations by interviewing defendants, victims, and witnesses, while providing the court with appropriate sentencing recommendations.
  • Conducted client intake interviews, prepared pre-sentence investigations, supervised clients referred by the court and conducted home visits.
  • Conduct pre-sentence investigations; interview persons convicted of crimes, compile social histories, reviews and evaluations.
  • Conducted pre-sentence investigations (PSE's) of criminal offenders convicted of offenses, e.g.
  • Conducted pre-sentence investigations and prepared reports of my findings for the court.
  • Completed pre-sentence investigations and submitted reports to the court as required.
  • Conduct pre-sentence investigations and make findings available to the Court.
  • Prepare Pre-sentence Investigations to the Court as needed.

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12. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated with the Department of Juvenile Corrections and other community resources to support Juvenile Probation activities.
  • Administer supervision assessments and provide referrals to appropriate community resources.
  • Identified problem cases and referred to appropriate community resources.
  • Develop professional working relationships with community resources.
  • Work closely with community resources to coordinate services such as treatment and mental health providers and social services including Child Protection.
  • Identify service needs and refer defendants to the appropriate community resources.
  • Referred to community resources when more intensive treatment was required.
  • Assess needs and utilize community resources.

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13. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Assessed and recommended probationers for treatment programs for drug / alcohol, domestic violence, cognitive restructuring and sex offender groups.
  • Manage a caseload of diverse high risk offenders including sexual offenders, drug abusers, domestic violence clients, etc.
  • Served as back-up Court Officer for the Domestic Violence Court.
  • Opened and closed domestic violence probation cases.
  • Conduct home visits with domestic violence probationers Attend court hearings, advise probationer's compliance and testify when necessary.
  • Deal with offenders convicted of DUIs, simple assaults, retail theft, and domestic violence.

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14. Community Service

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Here's how Community Service is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Developed community service plans for utilization by both juvenile and adult offenders.
  • Supervised community service workers along with making arrests concerning probation violations.
  • Supervised and monitored adults committed to probation and community services.
  • Place defendants in community service opportunities.
  • Assisted probationers in completing their education, finding employment, performing community service and paying any fines/fees imposed by the courts.
  • Volunteered with community service projects and complete field visits in order to maintain constructive contact and presence in the community.
  • Developed quality relationships with department personnel, law enforcement, schools, and community service agencies.
  • Coordinated and worked closely with other departments, law enforcement agencies, and community service providers.
  • Served as liaison between the Head State Judge, probationers, and community service agencies.
  • Confirm hours of Community Service Send reports of violations to the judge for reprimands and possible revocation

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15. Drug Screens

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Here's how Drug Screens is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Administered drug and alcohol test, conducted random drug screens on offenders.
  • Conduct random drug screens to monitor illegal drug use.
  • Administered drug and alcohol test including random drug screens.
  • Administer drug screens as deemed necessary and monitor probationers on electronic devices.
  • Investigate alleged Probation violations Perform random drug screens on defendants.
  • Administered drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.

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16. Violation Reports

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Here's how Violation Reports is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Prepare petitions and/or probation violation reports to the Court and recommending revocation, modification or extension of release conditions.
  • Counseled offenders on probation requirements, collected probation fees, administered drug tests, and filed violation reports.
  • Conducted office visits for offenders, collected probation fees, administered drug tests, and filed violation reports.
  • Prepared and submitted detailed violation reports and court motions to respective county and district court judges.
  • Prepared violation reports on a timely basis to report back to the court when needed.
  • Prepared Court documents to include Petitions, Orders, Pre-Sentence Reports and Probation Violation Reports.
  • Write and submit violation reports to the defendants sentencing judge or hearing officer.
  • Create and distribute Probation Violation reports.
  • Prepared presentence reports and probation violation reports for the courts.
  • Prepare extensive reports for the Superior Court of Arizona to include: pre-trial/pre-sentence and violation reports.

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17. Adult Probationers

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Here's how Adult Probationers is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Supervised and assisted approximately 300 adult probationers consistent with court imposed probation conditions.
  • Supervised adult probationers under maximum, medium, and minimum supervision.
  • Assessed adult probationers to determine what level of supervision they would be best supervised (minimum, medium, maximum).
  • Managed a case load of up to 28 adult probationers.
  • Managed case load of 296 adult probationers.
  • Supervised adult probationers under maximum, medium, and minimum supervision.Served as liaison for probationers and courts.

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18. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Conducted home visits, searches, and field drug and alcohol monitoring to ensure compliance and reduce risk to the community.
  • Conduct ongoing review and development of policies, practices, and procedures to ensure compliance with changing laws and recommendations.
  • Testified in court Conducted daily interviews to ensure compliance by offenders.
  • Conducted home visits to ensure compliance with court order.
  • Direct communication of probationary offenders and parolees during office visits to ensure compliance with probationary terms.
  • Monitored and supervised convicted offenders within the community to prevent recidivism and ensure compliance with court ordered mandates and sentencing guidelines.

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19. Supervision Plans

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Here's how Supervision Plans is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Developed supervision plans on offenders according to offense committed and level of supervision.
  • Developed supervision plans and completed all required documents on newly probated offenders.
  • Developed supervision plans, and maintained detailed documentation of case activity.
  • Prepared supervision plans for presentation to court in determining eligibility.
  • Conducted assessments and developed supervision plans for probationers.
  • Maintain records and prepare assessments, strategies for case supervision, and supervision plans of offenders.
  • Drafted monthly supervision plans and progress reports.
  • Utilized risk assessment tools to develop unique supervision plans.

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20. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Reviewed special conditions with offenders, which included D&A evaluation, mental health evaluation, and anger management counseling.
  • Facilitate curriculum for 26-week module workshops to promote creative thinking skills, anger management, problem solving, and goal achievement.
  • Facilitate transitional career education, substance abuse and anger management group to youth.
  • Co-facilitated adolescent anger management groups (ART-Aggression Replacement Training); utilized Motivational Interviewing Skills.
  • Referred participants to community programming associated with mental health, chemical dependency treatment, anger management, and family reunification.
  • Facilitated Behavior Modification and Anger management Support Groups for juveniles under deferred adjudication.

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21. Presentence Investigations

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Here's how Presentence Investigations is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Conducted interviews and social or presentence investigations.
  • Completed presentence investigations as assigned.
  • Investigated, verified, researched, and wrote Presentence Investigations for Circuit Judges and States Attorney in Springfield Illinois.
  • Prepared court documents to include violations of probation, presentence investigations, warrants, and discharges.
  • Write Presentence Investigations and Pre Plea Investigations.

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22. Treatment Facilities

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Here's how Treatment Facilities is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Facilitated a safety policy change on how probationers released from jail were transported to treatment facilities.
  • Conduct supervision efforts through visits at probationer's home, work, treatment facilities or jail.
  • Supervised defendants living in the community by conducting home, treatment facilities and employment visits.
  • Correspond with attorneys, law enforcement, court personnel, treatment facilities and families.
  • Direct and refer probationers to community resources such as treatment facilities.
  • Visited probationers at home, work and /or in treatment facilities.
  • Direct probationers to the needed treatment facilities.

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24. Probation Supervision

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Here's how Probation Supervision is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Classify all defendant's placed under probation supervision.
  • Supervised a caseload of assigned probationers ordered to a term of intensive probation supervision and the Drug Court Program.
  • Monitor adult offenders sentenced to intensive probation supervision Received 1 commendation from Adult Probation Department
  • Supervised a case load of 60 adjudicated juveniles on probation supervision in Philadelphia.
  • Supervised defendants sentenced to probation who are classified as specialized probation supervision (Sex Offenders).
  • Provided intensive probation supervision for 25 juvenile probationers.

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25. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Monitored offenders on specialized caseload involving drug treatment outpatient programs involved with group counseling and individual counseling settings.
  • Direct and counsel probationers regarding conditions of probation and payment of court imposed financial sanctions.
  • Provide counseling, monitoring, evaluation by employing various detection strategies to identify possible violations.
  • Managed, supervised and counseled several hundred probationers with felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Facilitated the group curriculum; conducted family counseling services; Apprehended absconders.
  • Provide counseling services for adult probationers who evidence serious behavioral problems.
  • Monitored attendance and compliance with counseling programs and mandatory drug screenings.
  • Provided counseling regarding personal issues influencing their progress.
  • Provided referrals to court-required counseling classes.
  • Provide case work and counseling; establish ongoing relationship with probationers in order to carry out the orders of the Court.
  • Worked with other agencies for job referrals as well as alcohol and drug counseling, reported all activity to corresponding courts.
  • Supervised defendants for compliance with counseling, employment, residence, behavior issues, and other direct court orders.
  • Assist clients with various referrals, including, but not limited to, counseling, treatment and job referrals.
  • Verified attendance and completion of alcohol, drug, mental health counseling and any other court ordered programs.
  • Counseled probationers, maintained files, court dates and appearances as well as conduct office and field visits.
  • Referred clients to treatment, counseling and drug testing and followed up to ensure treatment was successfully completed.
  • Brokered services in the area of counseling, education, and pertinent social services appropriate for each individual.
  • Provided counseling on an as needed basis as well as maintain contact with relevant collateral points of contact.
  • Establish relationships with probationers and counseled them with respect to carrying out the orders of the court.
  • Networked with various counselors, parents, school personnel, and other vested parties of the probationer.

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26. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Produced monthly reports containing details regarding defendant contacts, accomplishments, and deficiencies.
  • Prepared warrants, petitions for court, closures, modification orders and monthly reports for office manager.
  • Prepare monthly reports for the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts and county board.
  • Submitted pretrial and monthly reports to District Judges.
  • Prepared monthly reports * Submitted request for early termination upon successful completion of court order
  • Completed monthly reports/prioritized duties to expedite services.

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27. Social History

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Here's how Social History is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Reviewed and evaluated legal and social history and progress of probationer.
  • Assess behavior/personality, social history, and risk to the community, individual needs and relevant factors to develop case plans.
  • Prepared Pre-Sentence Investigation reports and Social History's for court.
  • Reviewed documents pertaining to legal and social history of probationers to conduct pre-hearing or pre-sentencing investigations.

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28. Risk Assessments

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Here's how Risk Assessments is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Prepared need/risk assessments to classify offenders to appropriate supervision levels.
  • Create individual case plans and conduct risk assessments in an attempt to reduce future criminal behavior and protect public safety.
  • Conducted risk assessments of clients to determine current state and provided feedback on client's possibility of possible re-offense.
  • Completed risk assessments in order to protect the public from further possible offending.
  • Perform multiple risk assessments on numerous types of defendants.
  • Analyze data, complete risk assessments, prepare written reports and make recommendations for dispositional hearings for the Court.
  • Assess, evaluate, and verify information on offenders to complete risk assessments identifying criminogenic needs of offenders.

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29. Treatment Agencies

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Here's how Treatment Agencies is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Maintained direct contact with treatment agencies and counselors.
  • Collaborated with substance abuse treatment agencies to establish relationship, improve communication and increase accountability.
  • Initiated and utilized correspondence with treatment agencies, attorneys, victims, police departments, family members, and medical professionals.
  • Establish and Maintain Working Relationships with Attorneys, Judges, Police/Sheriff Departments, Correctional Staff, and Treatment Agencies.
  • Work closely with law enforcement, judges, attorneys, victims, treatment agencies.
  • Worked closely with treatment agencies, law enforcement, GED and employment preparation programs

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30. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Enforced sex offender registration, obtain DNA samples and review GPS electronic monitoring system.
  • Administered DNA indexing and random drug testing on probationers.
  • Conducted random home visits and drug testing, collected DNA from probationers to be sent to the TBI for processing.
  • Conducted DNA, drug, and alcohol testing on offenders and took appropriate action when tests results were positive.
  • Performed home visits, restitution studies, urinalysis drug testing, DNA collection, and predatory offender registration.
  • Conducted DNA testing of clients and coordinate with Missouri State Highway Patrol in the submission of test.

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31. Criminal History

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Here's how Criminal History is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Complete criminal history reports on offenders for the Court and Probation departments.
  • Investigate offender's personal and criminal history for the court.
  • Conducted Pre-Sentence Investigative interviews, compiled background information and criminal history of offenders to compose a Pre-Sentence Investigative Report.
  • Conducted interviews to obtain family background and criminal history.
  • Investigated offenders' personal and criminal history.
  • Conducted thorough offender profile reports on personal and criminal history, employment and affiliations.

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32. DUI

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Here's how DUI is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Served as a liaison for the DUI and Drug Court Team.
  • Served on nationally recognized DUI Court..
  • Supervised a DUIcaseload (95) consisting of out of county cases.
  • Supervised DUI diversion participants as well as assisting with regular probationary case load.
  • Managed significant DUI caseload to court-ordered and conditional probation completion.
  • Reviewed DUI (Driving Under the Influence) cases, Conditional Discharges, and Pretrial Supervision which ensure appropriate placement i.e.

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33. Criminal Behavior

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Here's how Criminal Behavior is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Developed individualized case plans for offenders designed to reduce criminal risk factors and impact criminal behavior.
  • Reviewed criminal behavior patterns and providing recommendations to court officials on punishment and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Conduct investigations of offender criminal behavior and violations and prepare pre-sentence reports and make sentencing recommendations.
  • Utilized MRT and T4C curriculum to facilitate group meetings aimed at reducing recidivism by changing criminal thinking and reducing criminal behavior.
  • Provide supervision in the community in re-entry programs to increase public safety and reduction of criminal behavior.
  • Demonstrated achiever with exceptional knowledge of criminal court proceedings, criminal behavior, and criminal investigations.

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34. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Coordinated with social workers, school officials, and a client's family to ensure educational success for clients.
  • Provided supervision to a team of social workers who monitor clients on probation in Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • Collaborated with judges and school social workers for referrals.
  • Worked closely with Police and jail colleagues, as well as, other local authorities, health and town social workers.
  • Attend case conferences between social workers and client.
  • Maintained communication with attorneys, courts, social workers, job training facilities, and lawenforcement.

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35. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Service clients who are in direct need of crisis intervention circumstances.
  • Work with these individuals on life skills needs and engage in crisis intervention matters.
  • Perform crisis intervention functions that include counseling, recognizing abnormal behavior and taking appropriate action in accordance with established procedures.
  • Diffused disruptive and destructive behaviors through problem solving, crisis intervention advice guidance and counseling to juveniles.
  • Facilitated and administered counseling and crisis intervention between inmates, staff, family members and the community.
  • Mediate parent-child conflicts in order to develop formal resolutions and provide crisis intervention counseling to juveniles and families.

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36. Intake Assessments

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Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Performed intake assessments, and upon establishing probable cause generated charging documents or violation reports.
  • Conduct intake assessments for post-adjudicated juveniles in a secured facility to determine an appropriate placement.
  • Conducted intake assessments and developed supervision plans and conducted individual and family sessions for probationers.
  • Completed intake assessments on youth that were referred to the department.

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37. GPS

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Here's how GPS is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Respond to Problems, Violations of the GPS Rules Outside of Normal Business Hours
  • Hook Up, Disconnect, and Monitor those on the GPS System.
  • Utilized GPS tracking and alcohol monitoring devices to monitor offender compliance.
  • Monitored offenders assigned to GPS and alcohol monitoring.
  • Court Services/Probation Parole: Install GPS tracking units on offenders and monitor them through the courts.
  • Monitor offenders on GPS and be on call to handle violations immediately 24 hours a day.

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38. Special Conditions

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Here's how Special Conditions is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Provide ongoing supervision by maintaining regular contact with probationers and monitor compliance with special conditions imposed by the court.
  • Enforce and monitor standard as well as court ordered special conditions.
  • Enforced court ordered special conditions and supervision of policies.
  • Monitored clients special conditions assigned by the courts.
  • Conducted Home Visits, verified that clients comply with all court ordered and special conditions.
  • Enforced caseload compliance regarding Florida Statutes, court ordered special conditions and departmental policies and procedures.

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39. Appropriate Referrals

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Here's how Appropriate Referrals is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Supervised a case load of 80-90 adult felony offenders, developed needs assessments and provided appropriate referrals.
  • Completed chemical dependency assessments and made appropriate referrals for treatment.
  • Identified rehabilitation of offenders with drug and alcohol problems, determined treatment needs and made appropriate referrals.
  • Make appropriate referrals to community resources.
  • Identified probationers with substance abuse problems and provided with appropriate referrals to treatment.
  • Provided and made appropriate referrals for counseling services and community programs.

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40. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • General supervision of probationers (intakes, appointments, phone calls, UA tests, etc.).
  • Answered phone calls concerning clients, handled complaints and responded to requests fro information.
  • Assisted with phone calls, letter writing, feeding, showers, transportation runs, and daily lectures.
  • Conducted investigations and follow leads by responding to FAM Hits and anonymous phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls concerning clients, handled complaints and responded to requests for information.
  • Completed clerical functions when it relates to making/return phone calls, mailed letters to offenders, and scheduled meeting times.

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41. Presentence Reports

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Here's how Presentence Reports is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Provide prevention and intervention services as well as presentence reports and significant information to the courts within strict time frames.

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42. Conditional Release

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Here's how Conditional Release is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Compiled reports, testified in court, and made recommendations concerning conditional release or confinement of probationers.
  • Formulated recommendations concerning conditional release or institutionalization of offender, consults with parties involved, and presents proposal to the court.
  • Compiled reports, testified in court and made recommendations concerning conditional release or institutionalization of offender.
  • Compiled reports, testified in court and made recommendations concerning conditional release or incarceration of offenders.
  • Reported any violations of probation or conditional release to the appropriate sentencing authority.
  • Supervised felony adult offenders on probation, Parole, & conditional release supervision.

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43. Successful Completion

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Here's how Successful Completion is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Conduct client interviews in the home and workplace to encourage successful completion of the order of probation.
  • Assisted probationers in identifying challenges and barriers that could impact the successful completion of their probation.
  • Implemented skills in proactive confrontation with offenders when appropriate for successful completion of programming and/or adherence to specific conditions of supervision.
  • Implement extensive case management planning using Evidence Based Practice to continue the rehabilitation process and work toward successful completion of supervision.
  • Developed and implemented extensive case management plans to continue the rehabilitation process and work towards successful completion of probation.
  • Implemented case management plans by using principles of evidence-based practices towards the successful completion of supervision.

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44. Public Safety

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Here's how Public Safety is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Maintain focus on public safety by monitoring offenders in office, home and field settings to confirm compliance.
  • Have TOC certification to access the Department of Public Safety ACJIS system.
  • Promoted public safety while protecting the participants' rights.
  • Enhance public safety and promote offender reintegration in the community through proactive supervision and referral to community based resources.
  • Enhanced public safety by providing effective supervision of adult offenders sentenced to probation or released on parole/post-release supervision.
  • Provided community education on public safety based upon my experiences working with high risk offenders.

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45. UA

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Here's how UA is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Developed individualized supervision agreements with offenders.
  • Maintained records and generated statistical data and other reports as required, utilizing manual and automated reporting systems.
  • Conduct current state analysis of complex problem areas, data analysis to design individualized re-entry case-plans and strategies.
  • Informed probationers/guardians of legal requirements such as office visits, restitution payments, educational and employment stipulations.
  • Collected, interpreted and evaluated narrative and statistical data pertaining to administrative, fiscal and management matters.
  • Refer offenders to community agencies that offer specialized services that are required for a particular individuals needs.
  • Evaluated and documented probationers progress on follow-up basis and secured remedial action by court if necessary.
  • Worked with offenders post incarceration, ensured the individual reintegrates into the community effectively.
  • Reviewed and evaluated criminal records, police reports, psychiatric and psychological reports.
  • Utilized Evidence-Based Principles and Motivational Interviewing when developing case plans with individuals.
  • Maintained annual firearm qualifications and defensive tactics and weapons retention training.
  • Interview probationers regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals.
  • Maintain and promote quality public relations and public education.
  • Interviewed and evaluated probationers for referrals to required treatment.
  • Provided various interventions to safe guard probationer from re-offending.
  • Followed court ordered individual instructions given to each defendant.
  • Evaluated probationers progress and recommended required level of supervision.
  • Evaluated characteristics of individuals to determine needs or eligibility.
  • Cope with hostile individuals or otherwise upsetting circumstances.
  • Administered independent analysis and evaluation of case data.

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46. Appropriate Recommendations

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Here's how Appropriate Recommendations is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Investigated all offender personal history, background and environment and reported findings to the court to make appropriate recommendations on dispositions.
  • Conducted investigations making appropriate recommendations to the court.
  • Prepare special progress reports for such consideration as termination of probation, transfer, restitution, and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Conduct investigations, prepare and present written and oral reports to the court, outlining appropriate recommendations for dispositions.
  • Screened clients for drug and alcohol use, filed petitions and motions in Court and made appropriate recommendations.
  • Report findings to the court to provide appropriate recommendations on court dispositions and pleas.

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47. Court Fees

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Here's how Court Fees is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Supervised Adults on Probation or Parole and administered payment of court fees.

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48. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Adult Probation Officer jobs:
  • Managed a case load of 150 clients which are met on a monthly basis.
  • Managed caseload of up to 300 offenders, meeting face-to-face on monthly basis.
  • Meet with assigned offenders on a weekly or monthly basis depending on their unique, customized case plan.
  • Prepare reports for the Court; testify in court on Violation of Probation Hearings on a monthly basis.
  • Maintained and kept organized a caseload of up to 300 individuals who I contacted on a monthly basis.
  • Meet with defendants on a monthly basis to insure they are completing requirements ordered by the Court.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Adult Probation Officer

Court Hearings16.7%
Caseload13.8%
Law Enforcement7%
Juvenile Offenders6.9%
Community Supervision6.2%
Probation Officers6.1%
Substance Abuse5.2%
Mental Health Services5.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Adult Probation Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
13.6%
13.6%
2
2
Caseload
Caseload
11.3%
11.3%
3
3
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
5.7%
5.7%
4
4
Juvenile Offenders
Juvenile Offenders
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Community Supervision
Community Supervision
5%
5%
6
6
Probation Officers
Probation Officers
5%
5%
7
7
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
4.2%
4.2%
9
9
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Alcohol Tests
Alcohol Tests
3.6%
3.6%
11
11
Pre-Sentence Investigations
Pre-Sentence Investigations
3.1%
3.1%
12
12
Community Resources
Community Resources
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
2.8%
2.8%
14
14
Community Service
Community Service
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Drug Screens
Drug Screens
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Violation Reports
Violation Reports
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Adult Probationers
Adult Probationers
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Supervision Plans
Supervision Plans
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Anger Management
Anger Management
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Presentence Investigations
Presentence Investigations
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Treatment Facilities
Treatment Facilities
1%
1%
23
23
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
1%
1%
24
24
Probation Supervision
Probation Supervision
1%
1%
25
25
Counsel
Counsel
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Social History
Social History
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Risk Assessments
Risk Assessments
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Treatment Agencies
Treatment Agencies
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
DNA
DNA
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Criminal History
Criminal History
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
DUI
DUI
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Criminal Behavior
Criminal Behavior
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Intake Assessments
Intake Assessments
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
GPS
GPS
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Special Conditions
Special Conditions
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Appropriate Referrals
Appropriate Referrals
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Presentence Reports
Presentence Reports
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Conditional Release
Conditional Release
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Successful Completion
Successful Completion
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Public Safety
Public Safety
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
UA
UA
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Appropriate Recommendations
Appropriate Recommendations
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Court Fees
Court Fees
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.4%
0.4%

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