CJS 304

Case Planning with Justice-Involved Individuals

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 8, 2018 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The goal in corrections is to reduce risk of reoffending and help clients change their thinking and behavior. This course utilizes strategies within a case planning process by addressing criminogenic needs that most effectively protect the public and effect change in the client¿s criminal behavior. This will teach you a process for creating initial case plans in partnership with clients, as well as a process for ongoing case plan development.

Special information

Co-requisites: CJS 202 AND CJS 303 AND HSER 346. Note: This course is open to Evidence Based Practices Certificate Program (EBP) Students only.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Demonstrate the case planning process.
  • Describe the role responsivity plays in case planning and demonstrate how to build these needs into a case plan.
  • Demonstrate how to guide the conversation to motivate the client to work on criminogenic needs.
  • Develop a goal during a practice session and develop tasks to meet that goal.
  • Demonstrate how interviewing skills, risk-needs assessments, and cognitive behavioral interventions impact case planning.