tuesday, december 19, 2023
2024 MID- WINTER CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

JJAM MID-WINTER CONFERENCE PROGRAM REGISTATION



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monday, december 04, 2023
2024 MID WINTER HOTEL REGISTRATION

2024 MID WINTER HOTEL REGISTRATION

Choose the “Book now” tab at the far right top on the home page, change promo code to group code and enter code JJAM31324. You will then need to go to March 2024, and the reserved dates will be highlighted in green, with all other dates showing as unavailable. You can also call 877 232 4532, option #1, and refer to Juvenile Justice Association of Michigan.

Room rates are good until February 21, 2024.



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monday, december 04, 2023
2024 MID WINTER CONFERENCE AGENDA

2024 MID WINTER CONFERENCE AGENDA



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tuesday, august 15, 2023
JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER/CASEWORKER CERTIFCATION EXAMINATION

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MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT

 

 

 

 

TO:                 Juvenile Probation Officers and Caseworkers

 

FROM:           Peter Stathakis, Program Manager

 

SUBJECT:      Juvenile Probation Officer/Caseworker Certification Examination

Pursuant to Administrative Order 1985-5

 

DATE:            August 14, 2023

 

 

Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 1985-5 requires a juvenile [court] probation officer/caseworker to complete the Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) certification training within two years of employment.

 

The certification process is two-phased and can be completed in any order.  Phase I requires participation in (or waiver of) the MJI “Basic Interviewing, Counseling, and Communication Techniques” seminar.  Phase II consists of a self-paced study of the MJI Juvenile Probation Officer and Caseworker Self-Instructional Manual and satisfactory completion of the certification examination.

 

Manual:

Study using the Self-Instructional Manual revised in August 2023.  The manual is available on our website HERE.

 

Examination is Online:

The exam is now a computer-based application that you may take from the comfort of your home or office.  However, you must still preregister to take the exam.  Register for one of the following times: 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. OR  1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The exam is timed.  You will have no more than three hours to complete the exam.

 

Registration:

You must use your court/agency e-mail address to register.  If you do not have a court/agency e-mail address, please contact Peter Stathakis at the e-mail address listed below.

 

Please click HERE to register and select only one of the time slots.

 

Closer to the exam date, you will receive an e-mail from MJI with directions on how to access the State Court Administrative Office Learning Management System (LMS) where the exam is housed.  You will need to register in the LMS as well.

 

Examination Details:

  • The examination is timed. You will have no more than three hours to complete it.
  • The examination is “open book”, and you may utilize your manual to assist in answering questions.
  • The format for the examination is true-false, multiple-choice, and fill-in-the-blank.

·       The examination is approximately 150 questions.

  • There are no grades – it is pass-fail. You must achieve a score of 85 percent or better to pass, based upon a cumulative score on the entire test.

 

If you know other probation officers and/or caseworkers who need to complete the certification process, please share this information with them.

 

If you have any questions, please contact me by e-mail at stathakisp@courts.mi.gov.

 

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

 

 

Michigan Judicial Institute

Michigan Supreme Court

517.373.7171 Phone

Email:  Michigan.Judicial.Institute@courts.mi.gov

 

https://courts.michigan.gov/mji

MJI | Enhancing Excellence Through Education

 

This message has been prepared on computer equipment and resources owned by the Michigan Supreme Court. It is subject to the terms and conditions of the Court’s Computer Acceptable Use Policy.

 



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tuesday, may 02, 2023
EVALUATING JUVENILES FOR COMPETENCY TO PROCEED IN DELINQUENCY MATTERS

Registration Open

Evaluating Juveniles for Competency to Proceed in Delinquency Matters

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the sixth annual juvenile competency evaluator training for mental health professionals who conduct juvenile forensic competency exams in Michigan. Training details are listed below for the MDHHS endorsed training curriculum. Registration for this training opportunity is aligned with statutory requirements/restrictions outlined in MCL 712A.1(o) and participants will be selected accordingly. To see the full requirements outlined for a qualified juvenile forensic mental health examiner in Michigan, a link to the juvenile competency section of the MDHHS website is available at MDHHS - Juvenile Competency (michigan.gov).

MDHHS has once again contracted with the highly qualified experts at National Youth Screening and Assessment Partners (NYSAP) to provide this comprehensive training on Evaluating Juveniles for Competency to Proceed in Delinquency Matters. Qualified trainees are required to attend each session, complete a pre-test and receive a passing score on the post-test in order to receive a certificate of attendance. Continuing education credits are not provided for this training.

DATE: May 23-26, 2023

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (with optional Q&A from 12:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. each session)

LOCATION: Virtual

COST: Training is free; registrants are responsible for all costs associated with travel and incidentals. Funding is provided by the Mental Health Diversion Council.

REQUIREMENTS: Registration is required. This is a highly interactive training, so high speed internet connection, microphone and video/web cam capability are required for this training.

Mental health professionals who meet criteria may registered via: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JJ_NYSAP_May2023_EvaluatorTrainingRegistration Closes May 8, 2023

Please feel free to share with any mental health professionals in your networks that may be interested and meet the necessary requirements to attend.

Please direct all questions to MDHHS-Juvenile-Competency@michigan.gov



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thursday, january 19, 2023
MJI Juvenile Probation Officer/Caseworker Certification Examination Link

Juvenile Probation Officer Certification Examination

 

Juvenile Probation Officer Self-Instruction Manual

 

MJI Juvenile Probation Officer Exam Registration



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thursday, january 12, 2023
JJAM MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM 2024

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM 2024



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thursday, january 12, 2023
YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NOMINATION FORM

MARYLYNN MORAWA YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD NOMINATION FORM



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thursday, september 22, 2011
State Courts website for job openings

Click the following link to view court related job openings in Michigan



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