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Probation officers monitor the conduct and behaviour of criminal offenders serving probation terms. Parole officers monitor the reintegration of criminal offenders serving the remainder of sentences while conditionally released into the community on parole. Classification officers assess inmates and develop rehabilitation programs for criminal offenders who are incarcerated in correctional facilities. They are employed by federal and provincial governments and work in the community and in correctional facilities.
case manager – corrections, classification officer, correctional institution, parole officer, probation officer, youth worker – corrections.
- Interview offenders, police, family, friends, school authorities and employers to prepare pre-sentence reports and assess offenders' prospects for successful reintegration into the community
- Plan rehabilitation programs with offenders, establishing rules of conduct, goals and objectives
- Refer offenders to community and social service programs, as required
- Supervise the terms of a probation order and attend court
- Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans
- Recommend remedial action or initiate court action when terms of probation or parole are violated
- May perform administrative duties and supervise support staff
- May participate in policy development.
- Interview inmates to assess adjustment problems and develop suitable rehabilitation programs
- Prepare classification reports recommending type of incarceration and types of interventions considered most beneficial for the rehabilitation of the inmates
- Plan rehabilitation programs with offenders, identifying needs and setting out goals and objectives
- Liaise with the inmates' families and contacts in the community to maintain established bonds outside of the institution
- Advise and counsel inmates regarding their problems and evaluate their progress.
Outlook & Prospects for Probation and Parole Officers and Related Occupations in Yukon Territory
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Provincial Employment Potential Information
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Labour Market Bulletins
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- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 631 KB) new
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- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 199 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- The Government of Yukon has cancelled a plan to spend $13M to develop five affordable housing projects in Whitehorse
- The Yukon Housing Corporation is spending $1.5M towards the construction of affordable rental accommodations in Carmacks and Carcross
- The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board has issued new recommendations for consultations and facilities development for North American Tungsten's proposed Mactung mine site
- The Yukon Housing Corporation is seeking builders for a 48-unit seniors housing complex in Whitehorse
- The Government of Yukon, the City of Dawson and the owners of the Slinky mine have reached an agreement that will result in $1.3M worth of road construction, the development of residential lots and an end to placer mining in the area by 2017
- The Government of Yukon is providing more than $1.5M to museums and interpretive centres, to be used for operations and program development
- The Government of Yukon has awarded over $870,000 through the Community Development Fund to six community organizations. The funding is being used for facility improvements and the development of new recreational opportunities.
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