GEAUGA COUNTY JUVENILE COURT PROBATION DEPARTMENT
DIRECTOR OF PROBATION, Beth Williams (279-1852)
The Probation Department is responsible for working with those youth who have been referred to the Court for allegedly committing a delinquent or unruly act, or are juvenile traffic offenders.
The Probation Department consists of a Director of Probation; two Probation Officers; an Intake/Diversion Officer and an Intensive Supervision/Electronic Monitor.
Probation Officers work with youth who have been assigned to them according to their school district of residence. Probation Officers work closely with these youth, their families, schools and other agencies to hold them accountable for their actions and is responsible for ensuring compliance with court orders, assessing client needs, initiating referrals to appropriate resource agencies and maintaining related documentation. Each youth who is placed on probation is required to follow the conditions of probation. These conditions establish the parameters of acceptable behavior for the probationer. These conditions are enforced by the probation officer and, if necessary, formal complaints for probation violations are filed. Probation officers make regular contact with the youths, parents, schools, agencies, and others involved with the youths to assist them in making positive changes in their lives. The following Probation Officers maintain responsibility for the following Geauga County school districts, respectively:
Stephanie Voss (279-1853)
Berkshire, Cardinal, Chagrin Falls, Kenston, Newbury
Heather Mountsier (279-1837)
Chardon, West Geauga, Kenston as needed
INTAKE/DIVERSION OFFICER (279-1846) screens all complaints and referrals brought to the court for diversion consideration and works with all youth appearing in court for delinquent or unruly offenses who are not on probation. He/she maintains all pre and post dispositional responsibility for these youth. He/she also provides the monitoring and supervision for youth involved in the Diversion Program.
INTENSIVE SUPERVISION/ELECTRONIC MONITORING OFFICER, John A. Ralph (279-1838), works with those youth who have committed felony offenses or who are in need of an extra layer of supervision. He provides random field-based supervision to probationers and other youth and oversees their electronic monitoring as required.
Experience Survey - Juvenile
Experience Survey - Parent/Guardian