Diversion Case Manager
Posted on August 20, 2021

Provide case management and community supervision for clients who have entered into diversion agreements through the Diversion program.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate case plan and service delivery with an emphasis on utilizing evidence-based programming
  • Conduct Level of Service Inventory-Revised Screening Version (LSI: R: SV) and Level of Service Case Management Inventory (LSCMI)
  • Utilize results of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised risk assessment and develop individualized case plan with the participant that targets identified criminogenic risk and needs
  • Schedule and participate in case staffing (meeting with district attorney, defense attorney, and service providers)
  • Prepare detailed staffing, compliance, and court reports
  • Meet with participants in office and in community settings on a regular basis
  • Accurately document and track required data in web-enabled database in accordance with established program policies and procedures
  • Provide referrals to risk reduction interventions such as community-based drug and alcohol treatment programs and cognitive behavioral services
  • Monitor participants’ compliance and progress with risk reduction and accountability interventions
  • Monitor participants compliance with Diversion Conditions and goals
  • Respond to pro-social and non-compliant behaviors demonstrated by participant
  • Conduct criminal history checks at prescribed intervals
  • 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
  • Verify information provided by participants by obtaining records from service providers (e.g. chemical, mental health, and community service records)
  • Maintain professional relationship with stakeholders (e.g. district attorneys, defense attorneys, etc.)
  • Must be comfortable and willing to work remotely
  • Willingness to be flexible with scheduling is important
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or social service field
  • Must obtain Certified Pretrial Services Professional certification within six months of employment
  • Training and experience in Motivational Interviewing preferred
  • Prior experience providing case management/community supervision services to criminal justice-involved individuals preferred
  • Pre-employment background check as conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is required
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license and automobile with insurance required
  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based practices with criminal justice involved populations
  • 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
  • Fluency in Spanish/Somali/Hmong, spoken and written, is a definite asset
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel and web-enabled databases

JUSTICEPOINT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Program:
Location:
Terms:
Full-time, permanent, exempt/salary with benefits. Reports to Diversion Program Coordinator. Starting salary: $40,000.