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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.

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