Please refer to the enclosed resume for details on my candidature.
Conducting background investigations through interviewing clients and their families is one of my strongest points.
Modern probation officers stick with strategies that encourage positive results.
For example, officers frequently rely on motivational interviewing, a technique that involves asking clients to analyze their beliefs about change, to encourage inmates to increase accountability and self-motivation with regard to their actions.
It would be a great pleasure to meet with you in person, in order to provide you with a more detailed view of my suitability as a juvenile probation officer. If you need to reach me, please call at (000) 384-1009.
Get a Promotion Negotiation Professional Ethics Professionalism Dealing with Coworkers Dealing with Bosses Communication Skills Managing the Office Disabilities Harassment and Discrimination Unemployment Probation officers work with offenders to learn more about their backgrounds and current environment, reporting to the courts regarding the potential for successfully integrating back into society.
For example, you might ask what a candidate would do if a minor probationer’s mother approached the candidate to confide that her husband beats her.
Candidates who state that they would “straighten out” the husband or tell the mother that their responsibility lies with the minor probationer and not with her personal problems might not be right for the job.
Also, it is important to know how to handle crises if and when they occur.
See also: Juvenile Detention Officer Job Description To see how you can word your cover letter for an entry-level juvenile probation officer position, have a look at the following sample: August 15, 2019Mr.