Probation, case workers recognized for collaborative training

Jul 25, 2014
Recognized, from left, Matthew Magnusson, Christopher Dumas, Jo-Anne Dunn, Amy Burnham Garcia, Christopher Arbour, Adam Silberman, John Lorenzenm Jodie Johnson, Merrill Reeves, Craig Ladd and Associate Commissioner Cynthia Brann, who presented the awards.

Augusta — Maine Integrated Risk Reduction Model is a collaborative approach to how case workers and probation officers work with inmates and clients in Maine Department of Corrections facilities and under supervision in the community.

The following MDOC employees were recognized at the July 22 Correctional Administrators meeting in Augusta for their excellence in training and ongoing commitment to the implementation of evidence based practices:

Regional Corrections Manager 3 Matthew Magnusson, Adult Probation Officer 2 Christopher Dumas, Correctional Care and Treatment Worker from Southern Maine Re-entry Center Jo-Anne Dunn, Adult Probation Officer 3 Amy Burnham Garcia, Regional Corrections Manager 1 Christopher Arbour and Regional Corrections Manager 2 Adam Silberman, John Lorenzen, Adult Probation Officer 2 Jodie Johnson, Adult Probation Officer 2 Merrill Reeves, Adult Probation Officer 2 Craign Ladd and case worker Nichole Webber.

All adult division administrators, probation officers and facility case workers were trained in this method of case management, client engagement and risk reduction.

Region 1 has offices in Portland, Biddeford, Farmington, Naples, Rumford and South Paris. Region 2 has offices in Lewiston, Augusta, Rockland, Skowhegan, Waterville and Wiscassett. Region 3 has offices in Bangor, Belfast, Calais, Caribou, Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth, Houlton, Lincoln, Machias, Newport, and Rockland. The Southern Maine Reentry Center is in Alfred.

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