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Mecklenburg County is recruiting for the position of Director of Criminal Justice Services (CJS), a County department with 56 employees and an annual budget of $9.5 million. Programs within CJS are becoming nationally recognized centers of excellence in their fields. In just the past year, Pretrial Services was a pilot site for the Arnold Foundation Public Safety Assessment tool. Drug Treatment Court celebrated its 20th anniversary and received the Cultural Proficiency Award from the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Criminal Justice Planning is leading the County’s participation in the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety + Justice Challenge and has recently launched the Criminal Justice Data Warehouse, which will serve as a platform for criminal justice system analysis. The Forensic Evaluation Unit began a post-doctoral internship program that drew nationwide interest. Through grant funding, Reentry Services is integrating an array of services for individuals transitioning back into the community from prisons.

Criminal Justice Services has a record of excellence and innovation, and Mecklenburg County is seeking a forward thinking, experienced criminal justice professional to take CJS to the next level. Mecklenburg County has strong strategic partnerships with law enforcement and state justice agencies as evidenced by the Mecklenburg County Criminal Justice Advisory Group, the local criminal justice coordinating council. The County seeks a skilled leader and manager to represent the County’s interests, oversee the County services, and continue to build collaborative partnerships.



To provide therapy and care coordination services for children and adolescents in who are part of the Individualized Treatment Court or Youth Drug Court in collaboration with Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services.

To improve the operations of KMHS in support of its stated mission.  To provide the highest level of service to internal and external customers.

1. Provide effective and efficient clinical services, using best practice standards, to youth who are participating in the ITC court and drug court programs. 
2. Provide Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorder treatment services including outreach, as clinically indicated, to clients, their parents/guardians, and families.
3. Provide direct services for clients at risk for and with co-occurring disorders utilizing recommended Co-Occurring Disorder treatment practices.  Services may include individual therapy, group therapy, psycho-educational workshops, skill building groups, family counseling, and crisis intervention.  
4. Utilize motivational interviewing, stages of change theory, family and system focused interventions, stage-wise treatment strategies to intervene and motivate clients.
5. Conduct mental health assessments and chemical dependency assessments to aid in treatment planning, utilizing clinically appropriate instruments.
6. Provide mental health and co-occurring disorder consultation and training for ITC and Drug Court staff to assist in integration of mental health and substance use services within the court system.
7. Work collaboratively with internal and external partners including: the school system, social service agencies, the court system, KARS, Crisis Response Team, Youth Inpatient Unit, KMHS Medical providers, the medical community, and other treatment providers to assist clients in their recovery process and to ensure the continuity and quality of care.
8. Function as a supportive member of the various program teams and participate constructively in problem solving and clinical decision making.
9. Demonstrate a working knowledge of psychotropic medications and their side effects and contraindications with drugs of abuse and report any relevant observations to medical personnel. 
10. Monitor assigned clients for compliance with treatment related court-ordered requirements, such as Youth at Risk Petitions, LRAs, and Substance related mandates.  Follow all WACS and RCWs required of mandated clients.  Provide appropriate legal documents and monthly reports as required. 
11. Perform random UAs and tests for alcohol use as clinically indicated. 
12. Pursue professional growth and development by seeking out learning opportunities and integrating new learning into daily work practice.  Maintain working knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, current Co-Occurring Disorder treatment recommendations and trends in community mental health, including health care reform.
13. Complete and maintain all required appropriate clinical and administrative records in a timely manner.
14. Meet or exceed productivity standards
15. Provide crisis intervention services when necessary. 
RESPONSIBLE TO:  Clinical Supervisor, Home Based Team

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in counseling/psychology or related field required. Two years experience working with children and families preferred.  Child Mental Health Specialist and certification preferred.  Prefer Chemical Dependency Professional certification or experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, or substance abuse treatment.  Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.  

PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS:  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to stand, sit, use hands and fingers, and talk or listen.  Ability to safely operate an automobile.



POSITION LOCATION:  900 Sheridan Rd.


The Specialized Dockets Section of the Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Policy Counsel.  This position provides assistance to internal and external justice system partners through a variety of methods including the dissemination of information to judges, local court staff and justice system partners; technical assistance; and education in key functional areas with a focus on Case Management; Dispute Resolution; Domestic Violence; Children and Families; Language Services; or Specialized Dockets.
Additional details on the position and application instructions are available here. Formal consideration of interested applicants responding to this announcement will begin June 29, 2015.  Starting salary commensurate with experience, minimum of $70,000.

The Federal Judicial Center is the federal courts' agency for research and continuing education. A nine-member board, chaired by the Chief Justice of the United States, determines the Center’s basic policies.

The Education Division designs and develops curricula to impart and enhance critical competencies tailored for federal court of appeals, district, bankruptcy, and magistrate judges and for federal judicial branch employees, including persons serving in clerk of court, probation, and pretrial services offices. Subject areas for judges include substantive and procedural legal topics, case and calendar management, ethics, and leadership and management. Subject areas for other court personnel include selected technical skills, ethics, and leadership and management. The division delivers education through a variety of means including: in-person programs to which participants travel; in-person programs conducted in courthouses for local participants; audio-, video-, and web conferences; programs and materials delivered over the courts’ intranet; and in printed publications.

The Center’s Education Division has an opening for one or more education specialists to develop in-person and web-based continuing education programs for judges, court managers and support staff.


Corrections Counselor (Probation Officer), Vancouver, WA

CLARK COUNTY’S District Court Corrections, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR that performs professional interviewing, counseling, investigative and administrative work in the County Criminal Justice System.


For complete details and to apply on-line, visit our website at

This recruitment will be used to form an applicant pool to fill current and future regular and/or limited duration project vacancies over the next six (6) months.

The Corrections Counselor (Probation Officer) performs professional interviewing, counseling, investigative and administrative work in the County Criminal Justice System. Work is performed in the areas of sentencing alternatives and pre-trial intervention, and incumbents deal with inmates and offenders referred by the Courts to the various programs. Programs in which incumbents can expect to be involved include, but are not limited to, Probation, Alternative Detention, Release on Own Recognizance, Supervised Release, Specialty Court, Deferred Prosecution, Restitution, Work Crews, Jail
Programs, Employment, Education and Alternative Community Services. The duties involved require knowledge of law and justice systems with specific interpersonal skills. Main responsibilities are in the area of pre-sentence investigation; determining eligibility for release on personal recognizance; supervision and counseling of defendants under court order; court appearances on probation violations; casework activities relating to risk/needs assessment, resource referral and community resource development. Daily contacts are made with offenders, office staff, court and law enforcement
employees and collateral agencies in order to provide, clarify or obtain facts or information directly related to the work being performed. Assessment, training and counseling offenders is a substantial element of work in this position.