Tag Archives: Probation officer

Probation Leader Moves to DCS

On September 23, 2013, Don Travis, Chief Probation Officer of Howard County and the President of the Probation  Officers’ Professional Association of Indiana, announced that he is leaving his positions to work for the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS). … Continue reading

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To See and Be Seen

While reading this horribly sad article about a child’s deterioration while in placement, it reinforced the message that each of us in the system — prosecutor, public defender, probation officer, family member, DCS employee, CASA, and judge — have a … Continue reading

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21st Century Scholars — Collateral Consequences

All participants of the juvenile court system must be aware of the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications.  Focusing on education, many of our low-income children and those who have been placed in foster care have enrolled in the 21st Century … Continue reading

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