The diversion specialist(s) provide case management for youth first involved in the court system. They serve as a liaison for the youth and family to determine risk and need(s) through assessment and informal procedures. Diversion Specialist(s) coordinate with service providers to help determine available resources and make dispositional recommendations to the judicial staff when needed.
Some interventions and resources that are available to juveniles facing a drug or alcohol concern are:
-risk and needs assessments -drug and alcohol assessments -drug and alcohol treatment options -drug and alcohol educational programs that include: The Insight Program and Prime for Life Risk Reduction Class. -drug and alcohol monitoring and testing devices -GPS monitoring devices