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 and Juvenile Behavioral Health
Interstate Compact and Interdistrict Transfer
Specialized Substance Abuse Supervision (SSAS)
2013 State of Nebraska Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) Summary Report
July. 1, 2013 – June. 30, 2014
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.
Office of Probation Administration
1445 K Street, State Capitol Room #1209
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-3525