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Juvenile Court Services

Audra Puleo, Senior Probation Officer/Juvenile Probation Officerapuleo@dekalbcounty.org

Lauren Williamson, Juvenile Probation Officerlwilliamson@dekalbcounty.org


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Juvenile Court Services supervises minors in the community after they have been ordered to a period of Court Supervision or adjudicated and placed on a term of Probation. Juvenile Court Services strongly believes in our client’s ability to make positive behavioral changes with the proper encouragement, guidance, and support.

Juvenile Court Services uses evidence-based practices to teach our clients to engage in prosocial behavior. Upon receiving a new case, Probation Officers will meet with the client and their family regularly based on the client’s risks and needs that are determined through the completion of a validated risk assessment tool. Probation Officers develop case supervision plans with clients to help them build upon their strengths and effectively target and improve their barriers. Probation Officers are a broker of services, providing referrals based on the individual client’s needs. Referrals may include substance abuse treatment, anger management, family counseling, mental health treatment, and any other appropriate services. Throughout the course of the minor’s supervision, the Probation Officer will maintain contact with clients and their families through office visits, community visits, and collaborating agencies.

GEOFF LIVENGOOD
Supervisor
glivengood@dekalbcounty.org

GEOFF LIVENGOOD
Supervisor
glivengood@dekalbcounty.org

Audra Puleo, Senior Probation Officer/Juvenile Probation Officerapuleo@dekalbcounty.org

Lauren Williamson, Juvenile Probation Officerlwilliamson@dekalbcounty.org


Forms:


Juvenile Court Services supervises minors in the community after they have been ordered to a period of Court Supervision or adjudicated and placed on a term of Probation. Juvenile Court Services strongly believes in our client’s ability to make positive behavioral changes with the proper encouragement, guidance, and support.

Juvenile Court Services uses evidence-based practices to teach our clients to engage in prosocial behavior. Upon receiving a new case, Probation Officers will meet with the client and their family regularly based on the client’s risks and needs that are determined through the completion of a validated risk assessment tool. Probation Officers develop case supervision plans with clients to help them build upon their strengths and effectively target and improve their barriers. Probation Officers are a broker of services, providing referrals based on the individual client’s needs. Referrals may include substance abuse treatment, anger management, family counseling, mental health treatment, and any other appropriate services. Throughout the course of the minor’s supervision, the Probation Officer will maintain contact with clients and their families through office visits, community visits, and collaborating agencies.

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