The dosage probation model is predicated on clients’ ability to earn early termination from supervision through earnest engagement in risk-reducing interventions. Part 1 of the assessment is intended to determine if state/local legal/statutory provisions allow the probation department, court, and/or another entity such authority.
- Does the jurisdiction/probation department have the legal/statutory authority to formally grant early discharge from probation?
- What is the authority? Is it presently exercised? If so, under what circumstances?
- If the authority exists but is not currently exercised, what needs to be done to make early discharge from probation possible?