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Evidence-based Case Management in Community Corrections (2 CE Hours)

  • Level: Intermediate
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Program Summary

The program examines the way in which case-management has been a natural part of community corrections and reentry, probation, parole and other service provider staffs supervising clients at various stages of transitioning within institutions and outside in community.

It also takes a look at the way in which offender re-entry, community corrections, and jail diversion has created the need to increase the focus on case-management to the level of formal practice.
Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

In this presentation, the use of various evidence-based practices and strength–centered approaches as applied in case management supports and services to improve offender client outcomes in community and with probation and parole will be discussed. In addition;

  • Practices reviewed have been proven to lower obsconder rates, improve commitment levels to programs and reduce reoffending rates.
  • In addition it has reduced employee stress and fatigue associated with caseloads and results below expectations.
  • Participants will learn evidence-based and strength-centered approaches that yield results far and above the norm.
  • Participants will be able to download editable resources they may adapt for their internal use.

 

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Teacher

Mark Lowis, MCSW, LMSW, MINT

Mark Lowis, LMSW, MCSW, MINT, EBP Implementation Specialist, President, MML Consulting

Mr. Mark Lowis is best described as a person who is focused on staff development and training for the purpose of improving the moment of contact between a practitioner and the individual receiving services. His trainings are known for depth of knowledge and effectiveness in providing clear influence on the participating practitioners' skills.

His experience includes case management, treatment, supervision, staff development, and management of adult and juvenile justice programs including a very specialized program for Parolee-Sex Offender Alcoholics and Addicts.

Mr. Lowis began his career as a Law Enforcement and Corrections Specialist in the United States Air Force. During his 10 years of service Mr. Lowis performed as a Law Enforcement Supervisor and later as a Master Instructor in the Air Force Police Academy. Following the Air Force he completed a Bachelors Degree in Psychology at the University of Michigan, and the Masters of Clinical Social Work at Michigan State University. He is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and carries advanced credentials in other evidence based practices.

In 33 years of practice Mr. Lowis has worked in various public and private human services programs and held positions ranging from clinical therapist, case-manager, director of operations for a national managed care company, director of utilization management, and contract negotiator. Currently Mr. Lowis holds a position with the Michigan Department of Community Health where he is responsible for the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices and best practice across the public health system.

Mr. Lowis is also an adjunct professor at the Oakland University School of Medicine, the University of Michigan-School of Social Work, and the Wayne State University-School of Medicine-Department of Psychiatry-Research Division.

As a Joyfields Institute Associate Faculty Mr. Lowis leads the staff development and training activities, systems and process design improvements and leadership enhancement practice.

Price

Plan Name Price
30-DAYS ACCESS TO eLEARNING: $ 50.00
Purchase Course - Team: $ 300.00
Purchase Course - Individual: $ 100.00

Program Summary

The program examines the way in which case-management has been a natural part of community corrections and reentry, probation, parole and other service provider staffs supervising clients at various stages of transitioning within institutions and outside in community.

It also takes a look at the way in which offender re-entry, community corrections, and jail diversion has created the need to increase the focus on case-management to the level of formal practice.
Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

In this presentation, the use of various evidence-based practices and strength–centered approaches as applied in case management supports and services to improve offender client outcomes in community and with probation and parole will be discussed. In addition;

  • Practices reviewed have been proven to lower obsconder rates, improve commitment levels to programs and reduce reoffending rates.
  • In addition it has reduced employee stress and fatigue associated with caseloads and results below expectations.
  • Participants will learn evidence-based and strength-centered approaches that yield results far and above the norm.
  • Participants will be able to download editable resources they may adapt for their internal use.