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The division of Community-Based Programs and Field Services under the direction of Deputy Administrator Deb Minardi develops, trains, implements and provides quality assurance for all adult and juvenile programs and services provided to the courts for probationers. The division oversees a continuum of evidence-based programs ranging from presentence/predisposition investigations, assessments and supervision.  This includes specialized domestic violence, sex offender/youth who sexually harm, and behavioral health approaches. Specialized services offered include Reporting Centers, Fees for Service Voucher Program, RISE (Rural Improvement for Schooling and Employment), the Standardized Model for the Treatment of Substance Abusing Offenders, and the Juvenile Service Delivery Project just to name a few. The division is also charged with the internal auditing and evaluation of Probation districts to ensure quality programming and services are provided. 

Other responsibilities of the Community-Based Programs and Field Services Division:
Adult Programs
Adult and Juvenile Behavioral Health
Interstate Compact and Interdistrict Transfer
Juvenile Services
Program Development
Problem-Solving Courts
Reporting Centers
Specialized Substance Abuse Supervision (SSAS)

The Standardized Model for the Delivery of Substance Use Services

2013 State of Nebraska Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) Summary Report
July. 1, 2013 – June. 30, 2014

Registered Service Providers

Deb Minardi is the Deputy Probation Administrator in charge of Adult and Juvenile Programs and Field Services for the Office of Probation Administration.  This includes the Specialized Substance Abuse Supervision (SSAS), Standardized Model for Delivery of Substance Abuse Services, Probation-based Problem Solving Courts, Reporting Centers, Fee for Service Voucher Program, Domestic Violence, Sex Offender, Work Ethic Camp (WEC), DUI and Mental Health programs. She was appointed to this position January 1, 2006 with 32 years of experience in the field. She has conducted numerous trainings nationally and statewide, serves on the Board of Directors for American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and received the 2010, APPA President’s Award for the SSAS program.



Deb Minardi
Deputy Administrator
Office of Probation Administration
1445 K Street, State Capitol Room #1209
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-3525







This page was last modified on Friday, February 20, 2015