If treatment is identified as a Condition of Probation, it is mandatory. In such cases, the
Probationer is required to attend all scheduled sessions with the identified treatment provider.
The Department of Court Services coordinates regular curfew checks to confirm curfew compliance. Probationers must secure written permission from their Probation Officer prior to attending any function/meeting outside of their curfew time.
If not attending school, the Probationer is required to be gainfully employed*. Probation Officers require regular updates from a Probationer’s employer to confirm employment.
*Treatment needs are given priority over job placement in most instances.
Probation Officers monitor school attendance, behaviour and academic performance. Probationers are required to submit weekly class attendance records and quarterly report cards to their Probation Officer.
The Department of Court Services conducts random and observed urine analysis. When a Probationer reports for a scheduled appointment, they must report prepared to submit to a urine screen.
Home visits are conducted by Probation Officers to create a better understanding of the offender, develop improved relationships with family members, and to attain an increased awareness of possible risk factors that may exist in or around the home. Home visits are conducted on a quarterly basis.