Leadership Team

Harris County Juvenile Probation Department (HCJPD) provides supervision and services to young people between the ages of 10 and 17 who are under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court. HCJPD is the largest juvenile probation department in Texas with approximately 1,100 employees and over 6,600 young people referred to the department annually.

HCJPD programs and services operate under the direction of the Harris County Juvenile Board.

Olivia McGill, PhD
Director, Health Services
Dr. Olivia D. McGill is a licensed psychologist currently serving as the Deputy Director of Health Services for Harris County Juvenile Probation Department. Prior to her current role, Dr. McGill served as the psychologist for the Mental Health Court and GIRL’s Court program.

For over twenty years, Olivia has enjoyed working with young people. She began working with youth in a grant-funded program within urban schools in Saint Louis then moved to Texas and where she worked with young people placed at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) Al Price facility.

Following that, Dr. McGill spent seven years working for the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority (MHMRA) in what is now known as the Forensic Unit of our Health Services Division.

In her current role, Dr. McGill helps shape the processes and procedures of the Community Services and Programs, Psychological Services, Special Court Programs, Forensic Services, and Medical Services of our Health Services Division.