Case Manager

Court Alternatives Case Managers advocate for the use of less costly and more effective alternative dispositions than payment of fines or jail time for individuals convicted of municipal ordinance violations. The Case Manager helps an economically, racially, and ethnically diverse population navigate the criminal justice system and they work closely with justice system programs to assure continuity of care. Case Managers should be critical thinkers who are open minded, flexible, and organize & should have some knowledge of the criminal justice system and available community resources.

Case Managers are responsible for managing referrals for defendants in need of community-based treatment planning, determining need based on assessment of social, clinical, and criminal life situations, assessing for indigence and ability to pay legal fines, developing community-based treatment and supervision plans, and referring and collaborating with community providers.

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