Probation and Supervised Release
Levels of Supervision:
Adults are assigned a risk level as determined by the LS/CMI (Level of Service / Case Management Inventory) or another specialized risk assessment tool and placed on an appropriate level of supervision.
- Intensive Supervised Release (high risk supervised release) [ fact sheet ]
- Enhanced Supervision (high)
- Traditional Supervision (medium)
- Group Supervision (low)
Programs and Interventions:
Agents may facilitate programming or make referrals within their communities. Programming availability and cost varies by location. Agents work with individuals under supervision to create a unique plan tailored to their personal needs. Agents provide ongoing support in collaboration with other agencies. Some examples of programs and interventions are listed below.
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention – Purposeful involvement to change thinking and behavior through understanding thoughts and emotions. Programs include Thinking for a Change, Decision Points, Moving On, Brief Intervention Tools (BITS), Case Plans, Carey Guides, Thinking Reports, Cost/Benefit Analysis, Problem Solving Worksheets, Skill Directed Practice, etc.
Assessments – Agents will make referrals as needed for assessments including chemical use assessments, domestic abuse assessments, mental health assessments, psychosexual assessments, and others.
Electronic Home Monitoring - A technology-based system of home detention, often with an alcohol component.
Drug and Alcohol Testing – Analysis of urine, saliva, and/or breath may be completed to detect the presence of mood-altering substances including alcohol.
Ignition Interlock - Many individuals with DWI convictions are required to participate in an ignition interlock program to gain permission to drive a motor vehicle.
Sentence to Service (STS) – A structured program to complete community service work. [ fact sheet ]
Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) – A minimum security boot camp program that allows qualifying non-violent individuals to earn early release from prison. [ fact sheet ]
Specialty Courts - Drug Court, DWI Court, Mental Health Court, Veteran’s Court, etc.