Case planning forms the foundation of an effective recidivism reduction strategy. This training provides staff with skills and processes for developing individualized, targeted case plans to help improve client outcomes and reduce recidivism. The training is tailored to each setting, incorporating any site-specific case management policies, forms, and procedures.

Training description:

  • Research demonstrates that 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 goals towards rehabilitation.
  • 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.

Audience: Direct service staff, case managers and supervisors working in community and institutional settings including probation officers, parole officers and corrections officers

Prereq: Principles of Effective Interventions

Duration: One day to two-and-a-half days; additional coaching is available