Develop and promote standards and goals for professional practitioners in the field of probation
Provide a forum for delineating and resolving issues within the scope of probation practice and operation
Develop and provide professional identity for the practitioner through a process of accreditation
Actively promote effective legislation in the areas of probation and community corrections
Develop, promote, and provide meaningful training for probation and community corrections practitioners; Present the views of probation to any affiliate organization in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems.