SPEP™ Implementation Specialist, EPISCenter
Dawn Hooton’s role at the EPISCenter is to support Pennsylvania’s Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy by administering the Standardized Program Evaluation Protocol (SPEP™) to services offered statewide to juvenile justice involved youth.
Dawn completed her Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from California University of Sacramento and her Master of Science in administration of justice from Shippensburg University. She has more than eight years of experience as a Juvenile Probation Officer that included supervision of an intensive caseload. In this role, she was directly responsible for contributing to the expansion of community-based programs. She is excited to continue working toward the efforts of providing the best level of care and services to juveniles throughout the state.