This activity is approved for 1.75 STC credit hours.
This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Considerations for Case Plan Development
Purpose of a Case Plan
Setting the Foundation
Considerations for Case Plan Development
Policy and Legal Directives
Conditions of Supervision
Risk, Needs, and Responsivity Factors
Know Where They Are in the Change Process
Section 3: Components of a Case Plan
Components of a Case Plan
Practice: Recognizing SMART Goals
Barriers or Challenges to Completing Goals
Strengths or Protective Factors
Checkpoints for Effective Case Plans
Section 4: Conclusion
Kim Cobb, M.S., is a Content Writer for Public Safety and Health and Human Services at Relias. Ms. Cobb has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She has held a variety of positions in the criminal and juvenile justice systems including a Supervisor in a high security facility for female juveniles; a Court Designated Worker/Juvenile Probation Officer; Facilitator for a parent/teen Nurturing Program; and a Program Coordinator for a juvenile drug and alcohol prevention program. For the past 18 years, Mrs. Cobb has worked in a research, training, and technical assistance capacity. She has served as a Research Center Director charged with overseeing the validation of the training curriculum for the Kentucky State Police and an implementation and evaluation study of juvenile prevention programs for the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice; the statewide evaluator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky for adult, juvenile, and family drug courts through the University of Kentucky; and a Research Associate for the American Probation & Parole Association providing training and technical assistance to Native American Nations/Alaska Native Villages on systemic criminal and juvenile justice initiatives. Most recently, she was a Research Administrator for the University of Kentucky managing federal, state, and foundation grants awarded to the College of Medicine, Behavioral Science department, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, and Kentucky Rural Medical Centers. Disclosure: Kimberly Cobb, M.S. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: John A. Klavins
John A. Klavins M.S. is a subject matter expert (SME) in case planning and evidence-based practices in corrections. Mr. Klavins is currently the Director for the Ramsey County Community Corrections Department in St. Paul, MN, overseeing juvenile and adult probation services and 3 correctional facilities. Mr. Klavins has worked in numerous positions with multiple agencies while serving in the field of corrections since 1985, including: Director of Court Services, Community Corrections Supervisor, Cognitive Skills Programming Coordinator, Day Treatment Program Manager, Juvenile Probation Officer, Juvenile Detention Center staff member, Volunteers In Corrections, and as a Police Reserve Officer. Mr. Klavins also served as an adjunct faculty member for 10 years at Minnesota State University in Mankato, where he earned his master's degree and conducted a research study on the implementation of cognitive-behavioral interventions by probation officers in Minnesota. He also chaired the MN Statewide Evidence-Based Practices Policy Team for over 10 years, under the sponsorship of the MN Commissioner of Corrections and administrators from around the State of Minnesota. Mr. Klavins is an active member with the American Probation & Parole Association (APPA) and the MN Association of Community Corrections Act Counties (MACCAC).Disclosure: John A. Klavins has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.