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MISDEMEANANT PROBATION COUNSELOR ACADEMY (MPCA) #1052

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
Foundation
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
Interviewing
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
ICAOS/ICOTS
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. If you require additional notification to be sent to staff, please ensure they are listed as well.

3.   Once the selection process has been completed, Acceptance Letters will be sent out via email to the Training Manager/Supervisor.

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

Application Packet:


Basic Academy Application Form CJ-1250 (
PDF) (Word) *Updated 5/23/2017
Corrections - Notice of Hire Form CJ-2100 (Word)

Additional Forms:

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