Members of MINT that presented the inaugural training were (l to r) Mark Asteris, Susan Orendac and Greg Sumpter.
The Correctional Management Institute is offering a new series of Motivational Training sessions on Oct. 8-10. See this story on the inaugural session to find out what it's all about!
The Correctional Management Institute of Texas recently held part one of a three-phased training to teach juvenile and adult probation officers a new way of dealing with offenders to bring about long term changes in their lives and to reduce recidivism.
“Motivational interviewing will improve the outcomes of the kids we work with because it encourages them to take responsibility for making changes rather than placing the responsibility on the officer,” said Matt Smith of Williamson County Juvenile Services, which handles about 1,400 juvenile cases a year ranging from runaways to aggravated sexual assault. . . . read more