“Juvenile probation officers and residential treatment staff to collaborate in a single plan that integrates treatment and aftercare services, including appropriate education placements and goals developed in consultation with the appropriate school districts.” A risk assessment tool including, the Structured. One chapter of this book, “Managing Aftercare Services for Delinquents,” by Troy Armstrong and David Altschuler, offers guidelines for the initiation, management and operation of juvenile aftercare. The chapter discusses the organizational structure and administrative functions of such a program;. tion~ of probation and aftercare as it relates to juvenile justice. The Association has sought to come to terms with the reality that incarceration will continue as an instrument of juvenile justice policy for the foreseeabk future. However, we actively support steps to implement wide-ranging programs of alternatives to incarceration. Community Supervision and Aftercare for Juveniles. A majority (53 percent) of adjudicated juvenile delinquents are given probation while just 28 percent are placed outside the home. Those knowledgeable about juvenile corrections increasingly argue for aftercare and transitional services for juveniles who are incarcerated.
Using probation, juvenile offending can be managed in three phases— community sanctions, diverting from formal punishment and aftercare. Juvenile aftercare encompasses a series of reiterative services developed to prepare offending youths placed initially out of their homes for transition into the community. Juvenile aftercare programs are primarily geared toward reducing the cases of . Standards for Juvenile Probation and Aftercare Services, Second Edition Standards for Small Juvenile Detention Facilities, First Edition As changes to the standards are made at every ACA conference, the Association also prints a Standards Supplement on a bi-annual basis. The Probation Aftercare Services is an arm of the Department of Correctional Services. Its mandate is to facilitate the rehabilitation of offenders who are given non-custodial sentences. It engages probation aftercare officers. It functions in the courts of law, schools, the juvenile and adult correctional centres, and in the wider community. The Division of Community Services provides intake, case management, probation, supervision, detention planning, aftercare supervision and Re-entry services. In some areas of the state, local municipalities provide intake and probation or shared services with the Department. Intake is the decision-making point at which a youth is either diverted from or formally processed into the juvenile.
Standards for juvenile probation and aftercare services. Lanham, MD: The Association,  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Correctional Association.; Commission on Accreditation for Corrections.; National Institute of Corrections (U.S.) ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "January ". Community Services/Probation & Aftercare. Community Services provides case management and community supervision for youth, and their families, when a youth is court-ordered to receive pre-trial or post-adjudicatory supervision by DYRS. The goal of supervision is to promote positive outcomes for youth and families through appropriate interventions and treatment which reduces youth risk to re . CCTP provides after-care services for youth transitioning from camp back into their own communities. The services begin prior to their release, followed by a 30 to day intensively supervised transition period to ensure prompt school enrollment, community service and participation in selected programs provided by community-based organizations until termination. This first Bulletin in the series examines aftercare services that provide youth with comprehensive health, mental health, education, family, and vocational services upon their release from the juvenile justice system. Aftercare can be defined as reintegrative services that prepare out-of-home placed juveniles for reentry.