This monograph presents a general overview of the role, key functions, principles, and skill sets required for effective case management in the drug court setting. It also elucidates the kinds of issues that a drug court administrator and supervisor needs to consider when determining how to best structure the drug court’s case management foundation. This course covers Chapters 1-3; Adobe pages 13-36.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Drug Court Case Management: Role, Function, and Utility, Chapters 1-3 created by Randy Monchick, Ph.D., J.D., Jane Pfeifer, M.P.A., and Anna Scheyett, M.S., M.Phil., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., C.A.S.W.C.M.
National Drug Court Institute
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Randy Monchick, Ph.D., J.D.
Dr. Monchick is a consultant and educator in the development, evaluation, and refinement of judicial and substance abuse intervention systems. As a lawyer, college professor, and practitioner, he has lectured extensively in the fields of criminology and sociology with special emphasis on the administration of justice, criminal law, juvenile justice, clinical case management, corrections, counseling, substance abuse intervention strategies, dispute resolution, and evaluation research. Having previously served as the Drug Treatment Court Administrator for the State of North Carolina and as a federal criminal defense attorney, Dr. Monchick currently serves as the Director of Back on Trac: Treatment, Responsibility, and Accountability on Campus, a national initiative that adapts the drug court system model to college campuses.
Jane Pfeifer, M.P.A.
Ms. Pfeifer owns her own consulting firm, Justice Development and Training, after having worked as a probation officer and then as a court program manager in northern California. She has worked extensively with private, public, and non-profit agencies and organizations at the local, state, national, and international level on community corrections, case management, and drug court projects. Ms. Pfeifer also teaches part-time at California State University-Chico.
Anna Scheyett, M.S., M.Phil., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., C.A.S.W.C.M.
Mrs. Scheyett is a member of the faculty at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work, where she teaches health and mental health courses in the Master's program. Anna received her Master's in Social Work from UNC at Chapel Hill and also has a Master's in Science and Philosophy from Yale University. She has consulted, published, researched, and trained in the areas of adult mental health and substance abuse services, with particular interest in mental health policy, evidence-based practice, case management, consumer empowerment, and recovery, stigma, and knowledge diffusion strategies in education.
Dan Rebek, Ph.D.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about drug court case management. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Discuss the role of case management in the drug court process.
Describe the history and current models of case management.
Identify the key functions of case management and its adaptation to the drug court setting.
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