Placement Diversion/Family Reunification Program: Placement Diversion is designed to assist families who have a youth entering the juvenile justice system, and who are at risk of out of home placement. The program seeks to prevent placement, eliminate or reduce delinquent behavior, safely maintain the youth in the home and community, increase pro-social functioning, and increase the family's ability to address future problem behaviors. For families who have a youth returning from placement, Family Reunification services are designed to assist with the transition of the juvenile back into the home and community, with the ultimate goal of ensuring families are able to successfully maintain the child there.
Sex Offender Outpatient Treatment - Nueces County: Provides sex offender therapy to juveniles who commit a sex offenses. The therapy is provided by a licensed sex offender therapist.
Intensive Supervision Probation: Seeks to safeguard the community, and meet the individual needs of high risk offenders, and to assure the maximum involvement of the juvenile, and the juvenile's parent(s) in the supervision process.
The Counsil: Seeks to reduce or eliminate substance abuse among juveniles who abuse substances, or who have a history of abusing substances.
Special Needs Diversionary Program (SNDP): Provides comprehensive services to children, adolescents, and their families, who have been impacted by the juvenile justice system, making stronger families, one at a time.
Parents and Children Together: Provides family support services through the implementation of parenting classes, for those juveniles under probation supervision in the counties of Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen, and San Patricio. Groups focus on improving communication skills, developing discipline styles, dealing with conflict, and anger management techniques.
Electronic Monitoring: Provides home surveillance by use of GPS technology of violent, habitual, or high risk offenders, supervised by the probation department, on probation, or as a condition of release from detention by the Court.
Assistant Director of Juvenile Services