Brown County Of Minnesota

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Cognitive Skills Program (Adult/Juvenile)


Cognitive skills is a program whereby offenders learn cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem solving skills. Brown County Probation offers two types of programming: Thinking for a Change and Driving with Care. The length of the programs varys betweens 12-17 weeks based upon the curriculm and other calendar events (holidays, etc...) These program meet on a weekly basis for approximately two hours per session. Cognitives Skills are taught by probation staff and part-time educators. Classes are held at the Brown County License Bureau. Cognitive classes cost $250.00 for adults and $125 for adolescents. There is a $50 fee reduction for the Adult classes if there is perfect attendance and the program fee is paid by the last class session.


Contact Probation

Located at the Brown County Probation Building

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, Except Holidays

1 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6620
Fax: (507) 233-6649

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