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. They work closely with justice system programs to assure continuity of care and avoid duplication of services. Case Managers need to be critical thinkers who are open minded, flexible, and organized. The Case Manager should have some knowledge of the criminal justice system and available community resources.
Court Alternatives 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. Referring and collaborating with community providers. Providing ongoing case management, court report writing, and maintaining accurate files in the electronic database.
205 West Highland Avenue, Suite 509
Milwaukee, WI 53203