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Making Things Right Program (MTR)
formerly Victim Impact Offender Competency Education (ICE)


Class Format:

  • Three (3) classes; each class 90 minutes
  • for youth on Probation or Diversion
  • Referral is made by Probation Counselor

Class Description:

The MTR class focuses on the importance of changing criminal behavior and thinking in order to increase empathy for an offender's victim(s).

Keys to Reshaping Thoughts and Behaviors:

  • Humanizing the criminal event
  • Making the victim a real human being
  • Increasing the understanding of the human impacts of the criminal act

In MTR, discussions and exercises requiring active participation provide opportunities for this increased understanding and empathy.

For many youth, the MTR class will help prepare them for fulfilling their Restorative Community Service obligation. The exercises and discussion in MTR class seek to help youth frame their community service as both a personal obligation and an opportunity to make concrete amends for their offense. They are encouraged to understand this service experience can provide a positive connection with their community.

In-depth ICE Information

Clark County Juvenile Court Administrator: Pat Escamilla
Street Address: 500 West 11th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000
Main phone: (360) 397-2201 | FAX: (360) 397-6109
Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388, then call (360) 397-2445

Responsible Elected Official: Presiding Judge Barbara D. Johnson

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