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    The field of Social Work that interests me is in the Criminal Justice Field, more specifically Juvenile Probation. Ever since I was a young child, everything about law enforcement and the criminal justice system has been a fascination of mine. By completing countless hours of volunteer work throughout my high school career, I’ve come to love working with the youth and being a mentor figure. Being able to play an active role in the lives of those children, and seeing a change in them, has helped

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    research made me aware of the stress and everyday interactions that probation officers endure and I must admit, is more stressful than I thought. I have always imagined a probation officer’s job much more facile not having such a huge caseload, but like they say, ignorance is bliss. In the following essay, I will be discussing the findings about the stress of a probation officer. This first study did not mention exactly how many officers were used in this study but it stated that 39 to 55 percent have

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    Historically, probation officers have performed both rehabilitative and law enforcement functions, especially in juvenile probation. In a rehabilitative role the probation officer serves as a social case worker, a counselor whose primary concerns are generally in the best interest of the offender. In this role, a probation officer must know how to interview, how to obtain facts about an offender’s background, how to identify and distinguish surface from underlying problems, what community resources

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    A Day with the County Juvenile Probation Officer I followed employees of the County Juvenile Probation Department for a day. I spent most of the day with the Victims Information Coordinator (VIC), although I did get to speak with many probation officers as well as the drug counselor in the department. I learned many things while I was visiting the department. For the better part of the day, I spent time with Pat, the Victims Information Coordinator. She is the person that explains the court process

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    Field Work: Probation Officer The topic, which I chose, is probation officer. A probation officer supervises offenders who are out of jail or sentenced to community service. It related to juvenile justice in many ways. For starters when an adolescent is sentenced, the probation officer is the first to be with the kid. Second, the probation officer is also there to look out for the kid and tell them what is right and wrong. Thirdly, a probation officer is there to keep check on the adolescent and

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    The basic duties of a probation officer is to meet with the offenders they have been assigned to anywhere from once a week to once a month, this will continue until the offender has reached the end of their probation. The court will make the recommendations that will allow the offender to be put on probation and will also make a ruling as to how often the offender will report. When the offender goes to meet with his/her probation officer, the probation officer will go over the files and review

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    becoming a probation officer, a probation officer is actually required to transform people's lives. Being a junior in highschool, there is a lot of stress and pressure being put on what I want to do after high school. In the past few weeks I have researched the job of becoming and being a probation officer significantly. This research has lead me to this decision because of the many things that I could gain from this career path. Not only has it made me aware of the job itself but also

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    Parole Officer I am writing on being a parole officer. I am giving information on them. My mom was on probation so I have had my experiences with probation and how positively it could affect one’s life. They focus on keeping people that were in jail under control, when they get out. They need and use the same equipment as a police officer. They have some different equipment then police officers. They make lots of money. There are also different types of parole officers. A person needs at least a

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    As we all know-there are a lot of social issues criminal practitioners deals with. Racial inequality, Gender inequality, Peace & justice, Health inequality, and Economic inequality are all key social issues. An example of a racial inequality would be, “Poor people of color are also increasingly more likely than whites to find themselves living in high-poverty neighborhoods with limited resources and limited options”. Even now today there is still racial inequality still going on which I think is

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    time are recruiting include the Border Patrol and the Texas Probation. These two fields include some of the most extensive hiring process that is out there. A probation officer has many duties to fulfill. They are not only supervising the offenders that live within the community, but monitoring each probationer’s progress. The offender must stay away of any trouble, and comply with the rules and regulations required. A probation officer should help the offender resume a better, productive life

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