Internships


Tazewell County Probation and Court Services is offering internships to students in their senior year of a Baccalaureate program from an accredited college or university.
You will have the opportunity to:
  • apply your academic experience to a real life setting;
  • observe the many facets of the Criminal Justice system;
  • observe different casework delivery styles; observe different management styles;
  • develop new skills.
Intern experiences in Probation may include: conducting interviews; gathering social and criminal histories; designing case plans; matching resources with offender's needs; writing progress and court reports; crisis management; and participating in cognitive - behavioral intervention groups.
Our Department feels a strong responsibility to contribute to the training and development of future professionals through a quality internship education program. Supervision is provided by experienced, professional staff who are committed to their work and the education of future social service professionals.
Recomended Reading:

A Guide for Probation and Parole:  Motivating Offenders to Change

https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.nicic.gov/Library/022253.pdf 

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections:  The Principles of Effective Intervention

http://static.nicic.gov/Library/019342.pdf

Contact:  
Jamie Cates
Chief Probation Officer
Phone - (309) 478-5717
Fax - (309) 346-1011
E-mail: Jamie Cates