ERIC Number: ED054730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Reference Count: 0
Training for Juvenile Probation Officers. A Workshop Report.
Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This is the report of a workshop that was designed to examine the problems of training for probation officers in juvenile courts. The workshop was planned by the Children's Bureau and held from June 26 through June 30, 1960. Section I of the report discusses the purposes of the workshop, selection of the participants, and the workshop plan. Section II deals with the legal and social components of probation. The role of the probation officer as a social diagnostician, as a controlling person in a delinquent's life, and as an agent of change is discussed in section III. This section also deals with the administrative-management aspects of probation services, as well as the role of the probation officer in furthering research in the area of probation. Section IV identifies the specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for effective performance. Section V deals with the implications for training and education, and the last section deals with the image of the probation officer. Two articles on training and training needs of probation officers conclude the report. (AF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Children's Bureau Publication Number 398-1962