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Kitsap County, WA


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.


  •     Provide effective and efficient clinical services, using best practice standards, to youth who are participating in the ITC court and drug court programs.
  •     Provide Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorder treatment services including outreach, as clinically indicated, to clients, their parents/guardians, and families.
  •     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.
  •     Utilize motivational interviewing, stages of change theory, family and system focused interventions, stage-wise treatment strategies to intervene and motivate clients.
  •     Conduct mental health assessments and chemical dependency assessments to aid in treatment planning, utilizing clinically appropriate instruments.
  •     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.
  •     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.
  •     Function as a supportive member of the various program teams and participate constructively in problem solving and clinical decision making.
  •     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.
  •     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.
  •     Perform random UAs and tests for alcohol use as clinically indicated.
  •     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.
  •     Complete and maintain all required appropriate clinical and administrative records in a timely manner.
  •     Provide crisis intervention services when necessary.

Fulton County, GA

SALARY RANGE: D63 $82,581 - $125,523
CLOSING DATE: September 13, 2016
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Criminal Justice, or a related field; and six (6) years of progressive responsibility managing court programs and/or services including three (3) years of experience planning, developing, and implementing court related programs/services as well as three (3) years of supervisory experience or a year for year interchange of education and experience equal to the minimum qualifications. Preferred qualifications include direct experience in court management, strategic planning, performance management, accountability courts/alternative sentencing programs, pretrial services and/or probation.
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License or proof of mobility equivalent may be requested.
EXAMINATION: The examination process will consist of a review of education and experience accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at the time of employment for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.
JOB SUMMARY: Incumbent in this class performs duties related to providing managerial support and strategic planning for the Pretrial Services Division of Superior Court Administration. Responsibilities include managing assigned staff, developing and recommending policies and procedures, administering consultant contracts and grants procurement, and developing and overseeing assigned area budgets.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Manages assigned staff, including establishing workloads; prioritizing work assignments; evaluating employee performance; developing, interpreting, and enforcing policies and procedures; resolving staff issues; making hiring or termination decisions/recommendations; and administering disciplinary action as required. Oversees the preparation of assigned area budgets and seeks funding for automation projects and case count automation. Serves as a liaison for the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) network and supervises the implementation and upgrading of various automated systems used within Superior Court. Provides managerial support for consultants, including contract development, representation to the Board of Commissioners, approval of payments, reporting and program/project implementation. Identifies sources of grant funding for various criminal justice projects, prepares grant applications, and coordinates grant subcommittee activities. Principles and practices of management and supervision; Principles and practices of customer service; Laws, rules, and regulations governing superior court operations; Principles and practices of criminal justice related to court systems; Court practices and procedures; Principles and practices of basic procurement and contracting; Technological issues and/or trends affecting court operations; Principles and practices of strategic and/or program planning; Personal computers and related software.
Resumes with letters of interest, as well as the completed EEO/Veteran’s Identification Data Sheets, may be emailed to the Superior Court Administrator’s Office at by Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Decatur, GA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and coordinates the clinical and/or treatment services for the DeKalb County Drug Court, which has two tracks of programming.  Supervises additional treatment staff and the development of treatment plans, clinical recommendations, and delivery of evidence-based curriculums (T4C, CBI, MRT, etc.). 
•    Manages and coordinates the clinical/treatment services for the DeKalb County Drug Court Program
•    Assesses program needs and recommends changes to enhance and increase effectiveness
•    Conducts clinical evaluations on referrals and assigns caseloads to treatment staff under his/her supervision
•    Oversees and evaluates contracted treatment professionals in the case management and treatment of emotional, cognitive, developmental, behavioral and interpersonal disorders, illnesses and substance use disorders. 
•    Develops and monitors individual treatment plans, providing clinical recommendations and coordinating treatment services
•    Conducts individual and group treatment sessions
•    Attends weekly treatment staffings, court appearances, etc.
•    Adherences /complies with established Federal, State, and local standards and guidelines, relating to participant confidentiality, release of criminal history information, and program policies and procedures
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:  Master’s degree in Public or Judicial Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, or related field preferred.  LCSW or LPC required (candidates who are working toward licensure are encouraged to apply). A minimum of three years of experience working in the criminal justice system, social work, therapeutic evaluation or related field.  Direct experience working within the drug court model is preferred. Preference given to applicants who are certified in Thinking for a Change, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (UCI), and Moral Reconation Therapy.
Skill Requirements:
•    Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
•    Effective conflict resolution and negotiations skills
•    Effective stress and time-management skills
•    Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
•    Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity
Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary summary and references to the Accountability Courts Director, Fredericka Dent ( and copy Deputy Director, Connie Morris ( Position(s) are open until filled.


Decatur, GA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
With a focus on high-risk individuals, the Counselor will provide individual counseling for Drug Court participants and facilitate evidence-based curriculums in group settings.
•    Develop and update individual treatment plans
•    Maintain supporting documentation for participants
•    Work within a multi-disciplinary Drug Court Treatment Team to monitor participants’ progress throughout program
•    Available to conduct evening groups 2-3 nights per week
•    Attend 8:30 am court sessions every Friday (Track 1) or 4:00 pm court sessions every Thursday (Track 2)
•    Maintain confidentiality regarding all participants, conversations and referrals
•    Maintain compliance with all department/program policies and procedures
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related field preferred. LMSW, LCSW, LAPC, LPC or CAC required. A minimum of two years of experience working within the criminal justice system, addiction counseling or related field. Prefer direct experience working within a drug court model, and experience with delivering evidence-based practices.

Skill Requirements:
•    Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
•    Effective conflict resolution and negotiations skills
•    Effective stress and time-management skills
•    Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
•    Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity
Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary summary and references to the Accountability Courts Director, Fredericka Dent ( and copy Deputy Director, Connie Morris ( Position(s) are open until filled.

Kitsap County, WA

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 09/16/16 11:59 PM Pacific Time 
Salary: $23.21 Hourly
$48,276.80 Annually

Job Type: Full Time (40 hrs/wk)
Location: Kitsap County Courthouse, 614 Division Street, Port Orchard, Washington
Department: Superior Court

Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for monitoring participant compliance with all policies, procedures and requirements set out in the Treatment Court programs (e.g., Adult Drug Court, Veterans Court, and/or Family Dependency Drug Court). In addition, other duties may include periodic documentation of behavior which may affect the legal status of participants; gathering data to assist the Treatment Court team(s) in evaluating participant progress; on-going liaison with multiple agencies to assist participants in meeting program guidelines; and, ongoing intervention to provide direction, coordination and alternatives to the participants' present and changing behaviors.

Distinguishing Characteristics
The Treatment Court Compliance Specialist is a stand-alone Programs Specialist classification utilized in Superior Court. This classification is distinguished from other classifications by specialized work focused on working with assigned Treatment Court teams and monitoring participant compliance with requirements of the Treatment Court programs. Work requires the exercise of independent judgment and initiative within departmental policies, as well as regular interaction and integration with representatives in the other departments and agencies. Work is reviewed and evaluated through meetings, reports and results obtained.

Required Education and Experience
Four years progressively responsible work experience in social work, court services, probation or counseling, or
Bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences, criminal justice or a related field with at least one year of related experience; OR
Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the work.
Data entry, word processing and spreadsheet experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is required.
Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications
Previous experience working in treatment courts, probation, or in a criminal justice environment and work experience with individuals in substance abuse recovery.
Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements
Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.
Prior to employment the successful candidate must:
Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies.
Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications.
Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County.
Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting.
Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude.
At time of appointment the successful candidate must:
(Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.)   
Valid Washington State driver's license.
Appropriate amount of automobile insurance.
Ability to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business.


Lincoln, NE

Under the direction of the State Court Administrator, in conjunction with the State Probation Administrator and/or designee, the Coordinator is responsible for statewide administration and coordination of all problem solving courts.

The Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, evaluating, and coordinating statewide court programs that provide therapeutic treatment services. The coordinator will work closely with the judges assigned to problem solving courts and the interagency management team for each court.

Assist in the design, development, implementation and enhancement of problem solving courts in each of the 12 judicial districts. Develop and administer a system for awarding funding to each problem solving court. Establish policy and procedures for problem solving courts statewide in accordance with state statute and Supreme Court rules.  Develop and coordinate the operation of a statewide Problem Solving Court Coordinating Committee with representatives from each judicial district. In cooperation with the Director of Judicial Branch Education, develop and present training programs to all judges and employees of problem solving courts. Assist in oversight of contracts with treatment providers. Develop and monitor the budget for statewide problem solving courts.

Knowledge of program and policy development, grant writing, and budget development. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services as well as general knowledge of managed care delivery and reimbursement systems. In-depth knowledge of the screening, referral and clinical assessment of individuals entering the criminal justice system who experience substance abuse, domestic violence and/or mental health problems. In-depth knowledge of the inner workings of the criminal justice system and familiarization with laws and regulations governing the processing of defendants through the criminal justice system.

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a human services, public administration or education discipline plus experience and training in the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services. 

Hiring rate is $5,157.68 to $6,284.14 per month.  This position closes 9-23-16.

Please visit to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

West Caldwell, NJ

CEC is a leading national provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in reentry and in-prison treatment facilities, as well as providing comprehensive management of county, state, and federal jail and detention facilities. The company provides evidence-based programming for residential and non-residential clients and maintains a documented record of reducing recidivism. CEC services also include SECON, a division that conducts comprehensive drug testing and screening services worldwide.
CEC is seeking a treatment professional to market drug court services that CEC can provide to support and enhance drug court programs throughout the country.

Community Education Centers (CEC) is seeking an individual with drug court experience that can develop this business line while promoting CEC’s current drug court residential treatment services to existing and new customers.  You will identify growth potential and implement strategies that anticipate, understand, and react to drug court treatment and customer needs. You will work with CEC’s operational leaders and business development team to invite potential drug court customers to collaborate with CEC.   You will be an active participant in drug court conferences and associations to better understand Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards and initiatives. 

This individual must have drug court treatment experience (LCADC preferred), have a high level of energy, and present him/herself in a confident and professional manner. Must be politically astute while developing business relationships.  Some travel will be required as opportunities arise throughout the country.  Travel throughout the State of New Jersey will be required.

Community Education Centers offers unlimited potential for career growth, a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and 401(k).
To apply, please visit our website at:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. 

If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please contact Erin Turtle at (973) 575-3910 or via email at

Columbus, OH

The Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Manager of Specialized Dockets Section within the Court Services Division. The successful candidate will provide support services and resources to the trial courts throughout Ohio by monitoring and assisting in the research, development and continuation of various specialized docket programs.

The manager is also responsible for overseeing certification of specialized dockets, budget, staffinf and policies within the program.

Additional details on the position and application instructions are available here. Formal considerations of interested applicants responding to this announcement is ongoing. The starting salary is commensurate with experience, minimum of $83,033.60.

Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County is one of the most desirable places to work, live and play with a population of 212,500. We have the benefits, appeal, and superior quality of life found in a small town community. We have beautiful valleys, scenic mountain peaks, historic sites, theatrical companies, hiking, golfing, rafting, fishing and every imaginable outdoor activity our Southern Oregon climate affords.
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Community Justice Director. This key executive management team member is responsible for leading the County’s adult parole and probation services; juvenile services, including probation, detention and residential services; and the Transition Center, which provides treatment and transitional services to clients in the criminal justice system. Together they form a framework of services to address criminal behavior and activity in our community and provide a means for offender rehabilitation and restitution. Jackson County Community Justice works collaboratively with partner agencies as well as the citizens of Jackson County to achieve positive outcomes and reduce recidivism.

The preferred candidate for this position will have a thorough understanding of modern principles and practices of a criminal justice system founded on the principles of personal responsibility, accountability, teamwork and reformation within the context of a public safety and restitution. Ability to establish and work closely with the community, treatment organizations and law enforcement agencies to deliver a variety of innovative and effective programs in a balanced approach to justice in the community.

If you are interested, please apply today.


CLARK COUNTY’S, District Court, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a THERAPEUTIC SPECIALTY COURTS COORDINATOR that administers and coordinates TSCs, currently including Substance Abuse Court, Veteran’s Court, and Mental Health Court.

The Therapeutic Specialty Courts (TSC) Coordinator administers and coordinates TSCs, currently including Substance Abuse Court, Veteran’s Court, and Mental Health Court. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment in making policy and operational decisions. Responsibilities include coordinating the day-to-day operations of TSCs, including oversight of research, strategic planning, program fees, and fund-raising, as well as identifying and setting service goals and objectives, ensuring timely processing of cases, collaborating with community partners, preparing and submitting reports, developing policies and procedures consistent with TSC's operations and Washington State statues and rules, preparing grants and financial reports, identifying, developing, and updating roles and responsibilities for TSC positions. This position is liaison to Federal, State, and local government agencies. The position will coordinate requests for expenditures; identify training needs and organize trainings to address the needs of treatment providers and judges, maintain cooperative relationships with treatment community and probation department, attend conferences, meetings, and various other committees as the TSC representative, and perform all other duties assigned. Most duties are carried out in the court, other county offices, and at service providers, although the incumbent may visit clients in the community. Most work is carried out between Monday and Friday during day shift, but evening work and working Saturday and Sunday may be necessary to meet goals or demand during peak periods. This position reports directly to a District Court Corrections Program Manager.

Annapolis, Maryland

Office of Problem Solving Court
Closing Date:  March 9, 2016   11:59:00 PM
Office:  Office of Problem Solving Courts, Administrative Office of the Courts, Annapolis, Maryland
Grade/Salary:  J14  $50,397 - $60,350 (Depending on Qualifications)
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Financial Disclosure:  Yes
Essential Functions:
The Program Manager works closely with the Director and will be responsible for the development and advancement of problem-solving courts (particularly drug courts) throughout Maryland, monitoring programmatic guidelines and targeting new and expanding populations for problem-solving courts.  Facilitates the implementation of model specialized court programs and best practices throughout the State.  Participates with other agencies in coordinating statewide responses to specialized court issues.  Staffs committees that relate to specialized court programs and drafts manuals, reports, and tools developed by these committees.  Manages state and other funding to support specialized courts (particularly Drug Courts) by monitoring statistical and financial reports from grantees.  Develops and conducts training courses for Judiciary staff to improve the response to specialized courts.  Is responsible for some administrative duties (e.g. scheduling meetings, telephone conferences, events, preparing materials for trainings and presentations).  Travels throughout the State to conduct site visits and attend meetings.  Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of three years of related work experience to include knowledge and policy development of specialized court programs.
Past experience in specialized courts.
Knowledge of best practices in specialized court programs.  Knowledge of the Maryland Code, Maryland Law, applicable federal laws, and federal OMB Circulars governing grants management.  Ability to conduct and analyze legal and statistical research date.  Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills to communicate with a wide variety of people in person or groups, in writing or over the phone.   Ability to work well with others and establish professional relationships.  Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, e-mail, and the internet.  Ability to travel throughout the State to conduct site visits and attend meetings.  Ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

The Maryland Judiciary is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law.  Applicants who need an ADA Accommodation for an interview should request the accommodation when notified of a request to be interviewed.  Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.


Job Summary:  Facilitates all Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) team meetings, organizes trainings and monitors adherence to national family drug treatment court best practices. Acts as primary contact for the FDTC Judge, Department of Children and Families Division of Milwaukee County Child Protective Services, Private Bar Attorneys, GALs, District Attorney's office, and community service providers. Coordinates all FDTC cases to ensure engagement and court compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Engage parents in FDTC, introducing the court program to potential participants and connecting them with a court-appointed attorney and an AODA screen; ensure team members implement services expeditiously; Ensure timely case processing from referral to court completion.
•    Work with Department of Children and Families Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DCF) initial assessment workers daily to identify cases and determine appropriateness for the FDTC program; notify the DA's office and FDTC parent attorneys of incoming cases.
•    Facilitate and assist the Judge in the FDTC weekly team meetings. Responsible for coordinating the parents' advancement through the FDTC phases; incentives and sanctions; graduation; and post-graduation alumni contact.
•    Collaborate with treatment providers, case managers, recovery support coordinators and attorneys to ensure the FDTC team has accurate, updated information in order for the court to make well informed decisions on child safety and treatment; Circulate reports to team.
•    Gather statistics and analyze CCAP data, treatment provider reports and WIser Choice data.  Maintain a database on child permanency, FDTC and treatment outcomes. Provide interpretation and analysis of data for use in strategic planning
•    Schedule and coordinate steering committee meetings with FDTC stakeholders.   Assist the FDTC Judge in developing agendas and materials and implementing improvements to FDTC.  Coordinate participant application reviews with the Judge, review panel and the applicant's team.
•    Update policies and procedures in accordance with FDTC national best practices while ensuring the FDTC Judge and team complies with these practices, state and federal confidentiality and ethical requirements.
•    Present information about FDTC on a state and national level to community stakeholders; Assist and support other communities developing FDTCs in their own communities. Participate in the Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals organization.
•    Develop and submit grant/funding applications.  Market program to community agencies and funders.  Establish long term sustainability plan.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Regular attendance is required.


Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Chief Judge and Judicial Operations Manager-Pretrial Services (JOM), the Adult Drug Treatment Court Coordinator plans, organizes and implements Drug Treatment Court (DTC) activities within the policies and procedures established by the Chief Judge and DTC Policy Team. Facilitates and coordinates efficient and effective court operations and case processing of DTC cases.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Works with court administration, judiciary, Clerk's office, DA's, PD's, private attorneys, BHD & other stakeholders to identity and resolve system/program issues.
•    Provides daily direction and leadership to the DTC Team. Ensures efficient and timely DTC case processing from referral to program completion.
•    Ensure adherence to established DTC policies and procedures.
•    Direct the timely, efficient and consistent application of objective program eligibility criteria.
•    Monitor timeliness and quality of service delivery by contracted providers. Serve as liaison between program and providers.
•    Compile and report program statistics and outcome data as required by funding authorities.
•    Provide interpretation and analysis of data for use in strategic and sustainability planning.
•    Review program performance, prepare annual report and annual action plan.
•    Schedule and coordinate weekly DTC Team meetings and quarterly DTC Policy Team meetings
•    Develop agendas and prepare materials.
•    Take, transcribe and disseminate meeting notes for other system partners including state and national partners.
•    Assist the Chief Judge and JOM with development & implementation of program policies and procedures. Annually review program documents for suitability and applicability. Identify and communicate program issues/concerns to the Chief Judge/JOM.  Formulate resolutions to policy/process problem. Ensure adherence to policies.
•    Identify funding opportunities, develop and submit grant/funding applications.  Market program to community agencies and funders.  Establish long-term sustainability plan.
•    Work with the Chief Judge, DTC Judge, JOM, the State and national organizations to create and report goals, objectives and outcome measures for the DTC.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Regular attendance is required.