Career Definition An official usually attached to a juvenile court and charged with the care of juvenile delinquents.
Job Description Responsible for providing probationary Visits to the juveniles' home on a regular basis Ensure that they are in compliance with juvenile court orders Assist in their rehabilitation by meeting with youths and their families Write reports including recommendations for the juvenile court about how they should proceed with each individual.
Job Qualifications Completed a bachelors degree in criminal justice, psychology, counseling, or corrections.
Top 3 Colleges Corpus Christi A&M-$31,088 Texas A&M University Corpus Christi- $31,088 Midland College- $9,780
Interesting Facts Work from home May work with dangerous teens On average they work with 41 offenders Responsible that that the juvenile follows court orders Work with families as much as teen
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