Areas of Interest

PUBLIC SAFETY

Screen justice cases for pretrial release, in custody treatment, reentry and offender reintegration

 

Assess justice cases for history of each individual’s justice involvement, risk and needs

 

Focus on all case stages: front-end diversion in custody, post-release reentry services

 

Identify case referral eligibility for juveniles, adults, families, mental health and other cases

 

Communicate chemical testing requirements and results for justice case management improvements

 

Link justice agencies, treatment and community agencies through planning, case specific information and feedback mechanisms.

 

HELPING COMMUNITIES

Reduce reliance on governmental solutions by involving community members, nonprofit groups, and existing resources. Help communities focus on targeting services to break cycle of crime, victimization and substance abuse. Develop appropriate treatment when unavailable and increase community awareness of treatment availability. Engage justice, mental health, substance abuse and community leaders in evaluation of impact of TASC case referral on public health, safety and community resources. Convene community partner agencies to collaborate with TASC in developing policies, procedures and organization for improvements. Monitor and report case outcomes to courts, elected officials and treatment entities.

HELPING COMMUNITIES

RECOVERY ACCESS

  • Create protocols for referrals at each stage of case processing
  • Conduct assessments based on evidence-based tools
  • Develop individual case management plans
  • Access individuals for recovery services as determined by clinically-trained staff
  • Conduct chemical testing
  • Refer individual cases between multiple systems.
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