Youth Misdemeanor I

Class Objectives

  • To understand what led them to break the law and the consequences of breaking the law
  • To understand the process of changing and avoiding negative behavior.
  • To discover how to improve self-esteem and increase the quality of life.
  • To learn how to solve personal problems and control stress.
  • To develop or establish goal-directed behavior.
  • To make a commitment to never knowingly commit another criminal offense.

Skills Taught

Solving personal problems, dealing with Peer Pressure, building Self-esteem, developing positive values, responsible, goal setting, respecting others' property, determining Wants vs. Needs, responsibility, law awareness and choice & consequences.

Class Details

  • Available in English Only
  • Hours: 8, 1 Saturday Class
  • Location(s): Counseling & Education Services Service Center, 5501 Airport Blvd., #102 (Map)
  • Referring Agency: Austin Municipal Court, NCC and etc
  • Cost: $54.00
  • Payment is due at the beginning of class
  • If you need to reschedule there will be an additional fee of $10.00
  • Payment types accepted: Money Order or Cashier’s Check ONLY
  • This class is for Offender with Deferred Prosecution conditions for Class C Misdemeanors

Juvenile Anger Management

Class Objectives

  • To understand how and why laws are made
  • To understand the process of changing negative behavior
  • To discover what attitudes and values are and how they affect behavior
  • To understand the importance of participation in groups and the community
  • To gain skills in critical thinking and decision making
  • To understand and practice problem solving; conflict management and mediation
  • To gain the respect of authority
  • To make a firm commitment to never knowingly repeat as a criminal offender

Skills Taught

How to identify basis for the law (principles, rights, etc.), how one can affect the laws and legal system, how to make use of one's rights and responsibilities under the law, identifying consequences to specific behaviors, identifying criminal behavior and alternative behavior, staying in control, communication, relationship building through respecting others' ideas and opinions and building self-esteem.

Class Details

  • Available in English Only
  • Hours: 8, Two 4 hr classes
  • Location(s): Counseling & Education Services Service Center, 5501 Airport Blvd., #102 (Map)
  • Referring Agency: Travis County Juvenile Courts
  • Cost: $54.00
  • Payment is due at the beginning of class.
  • If you need to reschedule there will be an additional fee of $10.00
  • Payment types accepted: Money Order or Cashier’s Check ONLY
  • This class is for Juvenile with domestic violence issues or have a propensity for violence

Alcohol Education Program

Target Population

This class for minors (defined as under age 21) who attempts to purchase, possess, or consume alcohol or misrepresent one's age can be found guilty of Minor in Possession (MIP) according to the Alcohol Beverage Code 106.07111.

Minors who are charged with DUI are also required to take this class. The curriculum was specifically designed for a young age group of clients under age 21. TCCES offers the MIP class for minors that are under the age of 18.

Course Objectives

  • To present information to clients on the effects of alcohol upon behavior and upon the lives of persons who use alcohol.
  • To help clients identify their own drinking patterns or problems.
  • To educate clients about the laws relating to possession, consumption and purchase of alcoholic beverages and laws relating to minors driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • To assist clients in developing a plan to reduce the probability of involvement in future alcohol-related illegal behavior or detrimental activity.

Class Details

  • Available in English Only
  • Hours: 6; Two 3 hr classes & mandatory exit appointment
  • Location(s): Counseling & Education Services Service Center, 5501 Airport Blvd., #102 (Map)
  • Referring Agency: Austin Municipal Court and Justice of the Peace
  • Cost: $49.00
  • Payment is due at the beginning of class
  • If you need to reschedule there will be an additional fee of $10.00
  • Payment types accepted: Money Order or Cashier's Check ONLY
  • This class is for Minors charged with purchase, possession or consumption of alcohol