CJHS420 Week 1 to 5

CJHS/420 Case Management and Services Provided In Criminal Justice 

CJHS 420 Week 1 Discussion Question
CJHS420 Week 1 Theories and Models in Case Management Worksheet


CJHS 420 Week 2 Discussion Question
Cjhs 420 Week 2 Case Management Comparison Paper
CJHS420 Week 2 Special Needs Populations Presentation

CJHS 420 Week 3 Discussion Question
Cjhs 420 Week 3 Interview Q and A
CJHS 420 Week 3 Discussion Summary


CJHS 420 Week 4 Formal Referral Process Paper

Cjhs 420 Week 5 Assignment Independent Care Paper
CJHS 420 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment


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Week 1 Theories and Models in Case Management Worksheet

Week 1 Discussion Question

Fill in the table below by identifying major theories and modes used in the field. Be sure to list some of the leading advocates names and key ideas.

Major Theories/models

Summarize key points of the theory

Summary Description

Answer the following question in a minimum of 350 words:

·         Explain the different roles and responsibilities of a case manager. 

Theories and Models in Case Management Worksheet


Week 2 Case Management Comparison Paper and Discussion Questions

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you identify and describe the differences of case management in the criminal justice system within the community and in a correctional setting.

 Include the following in your paper:

Differences between community setting and correctional setting case management

How the process will need to be altered for various special populations

Potential clients in need of case management at both settings

Why ethics and confidentiality play an integral role when working with clients.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Week 2 Discussion Question 1

Identify important legal issues that casemanagers must be aware of when supervising cases and providing services to a client.

CJHS/420 Week 2 Discussion

Question 2

Support or reject the assertion that “All leadership begins in the home.” Be sure to cite any information used from other researchers. Are individuals born good leaders or can leadership be taught or learned. What are the key attributes of a strong leader? What kind of training would facilitate development of individuals to perform leadership roles in today’s complex environment?

Week 2 Special Needs Populations Presentation

Select a special needs population from the list below:

Sex offenders

Mental Health



Substance abusers

Domestic violence


Create a 7- to 12-slide presentation based on your selected special needs population. This presentation will be an analysis of the case management process as it applies to criminal justice special needs populations.

Include the following in your analysis:

Identify the characteristics and specific needs of the selected special population.

Describe how the problems associated with your special population can be resolved.

What would happen if the population was left unattended and not managed properly?

Include detailed speaker notes in the presentation. Use complete sentences, with correct grammar and punctuation, to fully explain each slide as if you were giving an in-person presentation.

Format your presentation consistent with APA standards.

Share your team’s presentation in the classroom in preparation for the Week Three Learning Team assignment.


Week 3 Interview Q and A  and Discussion Question

Assume the role of a case manager at a correctional institution. A university professor has asked you to speak to her class about your experiences as a case manager. To prepare for the visit, she has sent you the following questions, which the students will ask you:

What interpersonal skills do you think are necessary to have when working with your clients?

How does the prison environment influence the way you manage a case?

What is case management assessment and case management goal setting? Is there a relationship between the two?

What factors do you consider when doing an intervention plan? How do you go about its implementation?

do you utilize resources available within the correctional institution?

your experience as a case manager, what do you think are some issues within the
criminal justice system as they pertain to case management?

Write 150- to 300-word responses to each question, responding as you would to the students during an interview.

Use at least two peer-reviewed
articles from the University Library to support your responses.

Format your interview Q and
A consistent with APA guidelines.


CJHS420 Week 3 Discussion Question 1

What is your definition of collaboration? Discuss it’s importance in human services. Discuss a situation where collaboration had a positive or negative effect on a desired outcome.


Week 3 Discussion Question 2

Define empowerment. Discuss your position on “Power to empower” as it relates to your role in the Human Services profession.

Week 3 Discussion Question 3

Discuss the concept of perception. What, if any, impact does this concept have on service delivery and consumer/client relations.


Week 3 Discussion Summary

Review one of the other team’s Week Two Special Needs Population Presentation that is based on a special population different from the one your team selected.

Discuss the characteristics and specific needs of the special population, identified potential problems, and possible resolution for the identified problems.

Submit a 350- to 700-word summary of your team discussion. Provide any significant similarities or differences between the special needs populations selected by your team and the other team.

Include any proposed solutions to identified problems your team created that are different from the solutions provided.

Week 4 Formal Referral Process Paper

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you describe the procedure and process a case manager should take when completing formal referrals and linking clients to services within the community.

Address the importance of developing an individualized service plan.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Week 5 Independent Care Paper

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe the strategies for termination of case management.

Identify how independent care will help in continued client growth.


CJHS 420 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment
Resource: Correctional Counseling textbook.

Select one of the following case studies located at the end of each chapter of Correctional Counseling:

•“The Case of Jeff: Pedophile in Institution” – Ch. 1

•“The Case of Rick” – Ch. 3(p. 77)

•“The Case of Mike” – Ch.
5 (p. 135)

•“The Case of Danny” – Ch.
9 (p. 253)

•“The Case of Jimmy” – Ch. 10 (p. 277)

•“The Case of Mary” – Ch.
11 (p. 302)

•“The Case of Nathan” –
Ch. 12 (p. 328)

•“The Case of Duane” – Ch.
13 (p. 359)

Prepare a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation analyzing the following pertaining to your selected client:

•Case history

•Risk reassessment

•Client goals

•Case manager goals

•Continued maintenance and monitoring

•Evaluate and address prevention for future problems

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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