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This academy is Sponsored.

Mandated by WAC 139-10-210.


Designed to provide training for adult probation officers.  All employees whose primary job function is the case management of offenders under county/city supervision, to include: assessment, case planning, counseling, supervision, and monitoring.


Per WAC 139-10-235, the MPCA is eighty (80) instructional hours in length and includes, but not limited to, the following subject matter areas:


Core Skills

Assessment, Motivation, Goal Setting/Action Planning, Monitoring and Intervention

Key Skills

Interpersonal Skills, Interviewing, Classification, Supervision and Discipline, Offense Prevention

Related Skills

Dealing with Aggressive and Resistive Behavior, Legal Issues, Report Writing, Counseling Techniques, Managing Information


1. Please submit the completed Basic Academy Application and Notice of Hire (Corrections Division) to the Registrar via email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Faxed documents will no longer be accepted