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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:

Week One:
Academy Orientation
The Probation Professional
Professionalism & Ethics
The Criminal Justice System
Community & Personal Safety
Department of Licensing
Interstate Compact
Administrative Office of the Courts
Risk Assessment Tools
Managing Special Issue Caseloads
Specialty Courts
Motivational Interviewing & Models for Change
Human Change Model
Exam Journal

Week Two - Case Management:
Interviewing & cognitive Behavioral Change
Written Documentation & Report
File & Record Management
Pre-Sentence Investigations
Intakes - Risk, Responsivity, & Needs
Monitoring & Supervision
Courts Reporting Systems & Testifying - Judicial Information System & Administrative Office of the Courts, Department of Licensing
Interstate Compact
Special Populations - Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence

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 after 4/1/2016. If you need assistance with scanning, please contact your IT staff.

2.  Registration letters will be sent out via email to the Training Manager/Supervisor listed on the Basic Academy Application on selection day of the academy. If you require additional notification to be sent to staff, please ensure they are listed as well.

3.   Billing is completed once the Academy session is complete. Please see below for details;

Application Packet:

Service Academy Application (CJ-1254) *Updated 12/2017*

Corrections Notice of Hire (CJ-2100)
*Updated 02/2019*
Basic Academy Liability Release (CJ-1253) *Updated 12/2017*

Additional Forms:

Corrections - Notice of Separation Form CJ-2101 (WORD)

Session Session
PT Test
Tac/Asst. Tac Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
MPCA 29 Misdemeanant Probation Academy (MPCA), #1052 08/26/2019 Not required Mindy Breiner September 09 -20, 2019 WSCJTC
19010 1st Ave S.
Burien WA 98148
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