The Juvenile Special Services Bureau provides intensive supervision and intervention services to probation youth across Los Angeles County, from those attending identified school campuses to those transitioning from out of home care. Additionally, staff serve in various operational capacities such as representing the Department in Juvenile Court and serving specialized populations such as youth pending competency proceedings in Juvenile Court, those with identified developmental disabilities or those youth receiving citations that do not require Delinquency Court intervention. The Juvenile Special Services Bureau staff provide supervision and services through the following operations: Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) Supervision Programs Academic success and staying in school get high marks in keeping youth on the right track toward a self-sufficient and responsible adulthood. School-Based Supervision works to increase the opportunities for youth to succeed academically and to empower youth’s parents to become the primary change agents their children need. Funded through the JJCPA, Deputy Probation Officers assigned to high schools, middle schools, housing developments and park-based after school enrichment sites serve youth with programs designed to provide a full spectrum of community- based services. Although Probation discontinued the supervision of WIC 236 youth in schools in 2018, these staff assist parents and guardians with supporting educational outcomes through monitored school attendance and behavioral and school performance. Camp Community Transition Program The Camp Community Transition Program serves high-risk and high-need youth transitioning from camp back into their communities. The program utilizes a structured, multi-modal intervention approach (behavioral skills training across domains – family, peer, school and neighborhood) and places a strong emphasis on skills training for parents and positive role modeling by adults in the youth’s social environment Juvenile Special Services Bureau to promote and support successful rehabilitation and self- sufficiency. Staff provide supervision and links to supportive services for each youth and family targeted to reduce recidivism (decrease the number of youth re-arrests and subsequent court orders) and increase high school graduation rates. Intensive Gang Supervision Program The Intensive Gang Supervision Program provides supervision to identified, high-risk, gang-affiliated youth who actively participate in gang conflict, violence, and crime. Teams of case managers and mobile field deputies jointly supervise youth in order to develop and implement case planning. They coordinate the delivery of treatment services, enforce accountability to court orders, and collaborate with law enforcement, schools, and community-based agencies to reduce recidivism and protect the community. Division of Juvenile Justice Supervision Program The Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Supervision Program serves high-risk probationers transitioning from DJJ custody to local probation supervision, under the jurisdiction of the Delinquency Court. The program focuses on transition processes and stabilization (includes possible housing, treatment services, job search/placement, continued education/vocational training, etc.) in the community, with an eye toward supporting self-sufficiency. Juvenile Day Reporting Centers (JDRCs) The Juvenile Day Reporting Center Program is designed to support educational and after-school enrichment programming for youth through partnerships with local school districts, community-based and other agencies for delivery of services to youth at JDRC sites across the County. Juvenile Sealing Services Juvenile Sealing Services processes requests and court orders to seal juvenile records for youth formerly involved in the juvenile justice system. Early Intervention and Diversion Program (EIDP) The Early Intervention and Diversion Program’s design includes DPOs working with community-based organizations providing mental health services, contracted through the Department of Mental Health, to first-time offenders and their families. Court Officer Program The Juvenile Court Officer Program DPOs represent Probation in 19 Delinquency Courts and one Delinquency/Dependency Court at nine locations across Los Angeles County. Citation Diversion Program The Juvenile Citation Diversion Program addresses citations formerly referred by law enforcement to the informal Juvenile Traffic Court. The Program seeks to divert eligible (first-time and/or low-offending) youth to services/programs based in the community. Competency Program The Juvenile Competency Program was established to serve as a liaison between the Court and Probation staff during competency proceedings. The primary goal of the Program is to assist minors with attaining adjudicative competence which allows for meaningful participation during court proceedings. Developmental Disabilities Program The Developmental Disabilities Program is designed to support the delivery of services to youth identified or suspected of having a developmental disability, whether detained in a Probation facility or residing in the community. 2018 School Enrollment After Camp Release Of the 393 Camp Community Transition Program (CCTP) Youth in 2018: 32% Already Had a GED 68% Eligible to Enroll in School 98% of Eligible Youth Enrolled in School Within Five or More Business Days After Release 2% Did Not Enroll in School L.A. County Probation Department | 2018 Annual Report 15 14 L.A. County Probation Department | 2018 Annual Report