Specifications include, but are not limited to: Detention Alternative Program
Provide in-home detention services for a caseload of up to seven Johnson County juveniles. Within
24 hours of a court order into the program, will meet with the Juvenile Court Officer, the parent and
the juvenile to complete the intake. Will transport youth from detention to home upon discharge.
Work collaboratively to identify, fulfill and refer DAP participants to supportive services including
individual skill building, and cognitive restructuring.
Follow all terms of the court order.
Collaborate with all Johnson County law enforcement to assist with supervision of court order.
Provide GPS “real-time” monitoring as indicated by the Court and Juvenile Court Officer.
Provide daily in-person visits with the juvenile and their parent/guardian each week during level 1
and 2; four in-person visits per week at level 3 with one parent contact, three visits per week at level 4
with one parent contact and two visits per week during the transition phase. DAP worker will
incorporate skill building based on youth’s high- risk needs, at a minimum of once weekly, using an
LADDERS PRE-CHARGE DIVERSION PROGRAM
Provide an anticipated 40 – 60 youth with one, 2 -4 hour session to complete requirements of
program. Program requirements include up to two hours of community services, development of an
impact statement, informal needs assessment and skill building exercise.
Contact referral family within 24 hours of a referral. It is expected program completion will be
within 10 days of the referral.
Develop an array of options for completion of community service.
Provide youth and family with referrals for supportive services as needed