The division of Community-Based Programs and Field Services under the direction of Deputy Administrator Deb Minardi (bio) develops, trains, implements and provides quality assurance for all adult and juvenile programs and services provided to the courts for probationers. The division oversees a continuum of evidence-based programs ranging from presentence/predisposition investigations, assessments and supervision. This includes specialized domestic violence, sex offender/youth who sexually harm, and behavioral health approaches. Specialized services offered include Reporting Centers, Fees for Service Voucher Program, RISE (Rural Improvement for Schooling and Employment), the Standardized Model for the Treatment of Substance Abusing Offenders, and the Juvenile Service Delivery Project just to name a few. The division is also charged with the internal auditing and evaluation of Probation districts to ensure quality programming and services are provided.
Other responsibilities of the Community-Based Programs and Field Services Division:
Interstate Compact and Interdistrict Transfer