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Effective Case Management

Training description

  • Research demonstrates interventions that target criminogenic needs are most effective in reducing recidivism  
  • The training curriculum includes information on targeting criminogenic needs, incorporating strengths, and identifying short and long term objectives for achieving rehabilitative goals
  • Participants will learn skills and processes for developing individualized, targeted case plans for improved client outcomes and are provided multiple opportunities to practice building and evaluating case plans
  • The training process also includes on-site feedback and coaching from CJI staff after the initial training; this includes  assisting staff in real-time with clients to develop case plans

AudienceDirect service staff, case managers and supervisors working in community and institutional settings

Juvenile Justice or Adult Criminal Justice: Both

Duration:  Two days (16 hours) of instruction with additional coaching time

Prerequisite: Principles of Effective Intervention training

CJI is able to tailor training content to the specific needs of the organization. Our trainers also offer coaching and training-of-trainers to increase the capacity of organizations to deliver training themselves. Please contact Kristin Bechtel at to discuss your specific training needs.