Position Title:                  CASE MANAGER/COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FACILITATOR

 

Program:                         Milwaukee County Early Interventions Central Liaison Unit

 

Reports to:                      Central Liaison Unit Coordinator and Team Leader

 

Position Summary:        Provide case management and community supervision for clients who have entered into deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) and diversion agreements through the Early Interventions program.

Provide evidence-based cognitive intervention programming to participants in the Early Interventions program.  Motivate participants to achieve goals and address criminogenic risk and needs. 

 

Position Functions:       

·        Utilize results of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised risk assessment and develop individualized case plan with the offender that targets identified criminogenic risk and needs.

·        Coordinate case plan and service delivery.

·        Verify information provided by offender.

·        Oversee and monitor offender’s compliance with accountability interventions.

·        Provide referrals to risk reduction interventions such as AODA treatment and cognitive behavioral services.

·        Monitor offender’s compliance and progress with risk reduction interventions.

·        Track and document intervention dosage.

·        Respond to pro-social behaviors demonstrated by offender.

·        Respond to non-compliance with conditions of agreement.

·        Conduct CCAP criminal history checks at prescribed intervals.

·        Accurately and completely document offender compliance and progress in web-enabled database.

·        Schedule case staffing when necessary.

·        Prepare detailed staffing and court reports.

·        Attend case staffing as necessary and present offender compliance and progress information to prosecutor, defense attorney and service providers.

·        Complete all required paperwork and data entry.

·        Utilize evidence-based practices with participants such as motivational interviewing techniques.

·        Other duties as assigned.

·        Coordinate and conduct “Thinking for a Change” (T4C) cognitive intervention group sessions and provide individual sessions to program participants with fidelity to the model.

·        Monitor individual attendance, participation and progress.

·        Accurately document participation and progress in web-enabled database in accordance with established program policies and procedures.

·        Complete written work such as, but not limited to, review of participant thinking reports, documenting participant progress and preparation and submission of court/staffing reports.

·        Prepare required program activity and outcome reports.

·        Attend participant staffing with assigned case manager, prosecutor, defense attorney and other service providers.

·        Utilize evidence-based practices with participants such as motivational interviewing techniques.

·        Accurately document individual participation and progress in accordance with established program policies and procedures.

·        Complete written work such as, but not limited to, review of participant thinking reports, documenting participant progress and preparation and submission of court/staffing reports.

·        Prepare required program activity and outcome reports.

·        Attend participant staffing with assigned case manager, prosecutor, defense attorney and other service providers.

·        Utilize evidence-based practices with participants such as motivational interviewing techniques.

·        Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·        Knowledge of effective evidence-based practices with offender populations.

·        Knowledge of community-based resources and AODA treatment system.

·        Effective oral and written communication skills are essential.

·        Strong desire to conduct cognitive intervention groups within the criminal justice system.

·        Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in bringing people together to solve problems.

·        Ability to interact effectively and sensitively with individuals from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.

·        Exercise good judgment

·        Strong organizational skills and willingness to be flexible.

·        Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel and web enabled databases.

 

Minimum Qualifications

·        Associate or bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or social service field.

·        Minimum of two years experience providing cognitive intervention services to offender population is preferred.

·        Training and experience in Motivational Interviewing preferred.

·        Must pass pre-employment background check.

·        Fluent in Spanish and English.