MILWAUKEE COUNTY EARLY INTERVENTIONS PROGRAM

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title:                 DRUG TREATMENT COURT CASE MANAGER

 Program:                         Milwaukee County Early Interventions Unit (Drug Treatment Court)

 Reports to:                      Early Interventions Unit Coordinator and Team Leader

 Position Summary:        Provide case management and community supervision individuals who have entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Milwaukee County Drug Treatment Court.  Motivate participants to achieve goals and address identified criminogenic needs through case planning and directed practice.

Position Functions:       

  • Coordinate case plan and service delivery with an emphasis on utilizing evidence based programming.

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

  • Verify information provided by participant.

  • Monitor participant’s compliance and progress with risk reduction and accountability interventions.

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

  • Track and document intervention dosage.

  • Respond to pro-social and noncompliant behaviors demonstrated by participant.

  • Conduct criminal history checks at prescribed intervals.

  • Accurately document and track required data in web-enabled database in accordance with established program policies and procedures.

  • Prepare detailed staffing and court reports.

  • Attend case staffing as necessary and present participant compliance and progress information to judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and service providers.

  • Willingness to be trained in and use evidence-based practices and programs with participants such as motivational interviewing, Thinking for a Change, other cognitive behavioral intervention tools as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based practices with criminal justice involved populations.

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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.

  • Ability to work well with diverse populations in a non-judgmental and personable manner.

  • Effective interpersonal skills in bringing people together to solve problems.

  • Strong organizational skills and willingness to be flexible.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or social service field.

  • Training and experience in Motivational Interviewing preferred.

  • Prior experience providing case management/community supervision services to criminal justice-involved individuals preferred.

  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

Position Term 

  • Agreement to abide by and subscribe to the mission, vision, and culture of JusticePoint

  • Permanent full-time, with benefits