Wash. Admin. Code § 139-10-235 - Misdemeanant probation counselors academy eligibility and curriculum

(1) All employees whose primary job function is the case management of adult offenders under county/city supervision, to include: Assessment, case planning, counseling, supervision, and monitoring must complete the misdemeanant probation counselors academy. Representative job classes include, but are not limited to, adult probation officers and counselors.
(2) The misdemeanant probation counselors academy curriculum shall be at least 80 instructional hours in length and may include, but not be limited to, the following subject matter areas:
(a) Core skills
(i) Assessment
(ii) Motivation
(iii) Goal setting/action planning
(iv) Monitoring and intervention
(b) Key skills
(i) Interpersonal skills
(ii) Interviewing
(iii) Classification
(iv) Supervision and discipline
(v) Offense prevention
(c) Related skills
(i) Dealing with aggressive and resistive behavior
(ii) Legal issues
(iii) Report writing
(iv) Counseling techniques
(v) Managing information
(vi) Human relations/cultural awareness
(vii) Historical intersection of race and corrections.


Wash. Admin. Code § 139-10-235
Amended by WSR 22-19-038, Filed 9/14/2022, effective 10/15/2022

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 05-13-079, § 139-10-235, filed 6/14/05, effective 7/15/05; 00-17-017, § 139-10-235, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 87-19-105 (Order 15-D), § 139-10-235, filed 9/18/87; 86-19-021 (Order 1-B), § 139-10-235, filed 9/10/86. Formerly WAC 139-36-032.

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