Eau Claire County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Start Date: 
2006
Contact: 
Name: 
Tiana Glenna
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Manager
Phone: 
(715) 839-5106
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
2004
Description: 
The triage process includes administration of the CORE COMPAS and a standard batch of additional screening instruments to better understand the referred person’s treatment needs. These instruments currently include the TCU Drug Screen II, Correctional Mental Health Screen, PTSD Checklist-Civilian (PCL-C), TCU Criminal Thinking Scales and University of Rhode Island Change Assessment (URICA). The Triage Team determines whether a referred person qualifies for a treatment court and, if so, the most appropriate court to meet the person’s needs. Court is held weekly however, depending on status in the program - participants may not have to attend weekly but my attend bi-weekly
Risk Level: 
All risk levels
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Melissa Ives
Job Title: 
Program Manager
Phone: 
(715) 839-2300
Address: 
Eau Claire County Drug Court
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Mental Health Court

Start Date: 
2011
Description: 
The Eau Claire County Mental Health Court diverts from jail to treatment, people with serious mental disorders charged with misdemeanors and non-violent felonies. The court may require participants to comply with community programs for mental health and chemical dependency treatment and monitors their progress. The court works to improve a participant's recovery and reduce his/her involvement in the criminal justice system.
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Moderate risk
Low to moderate risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
TCU Criminal Thinking, NIJ Mental Health, Women's Core COMPAS, URICA, TCU AODA, PCL-C Trauma
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Janet Weix
Job Title: 
Mental Health Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 839-6513
Address: 
Eau Claire County Mental Health Court
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Yes
Medication Assisted Treatment: 
Yes

Evidence-Based Decision Making Initiative

Contact: 
Name: 
Tiana Glenna
Job Title: 
Criminal Justice Manager
Phone: 
(715) 839-1249
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Pre-arrest Diversion Program (Proxy)

Description: 
The Eau Claire County pre-charging Diversion program is offered to first time offenders who receive certain low level criminal charges or select City/County Ordinance Citations. The purpose of this program is to keep low risk offenders out of the Criminal Justice system and to reduce recidivism, thus preserving limited resources. The program to date has been proven to be very successful and continues to grow each year.
Contact: 
Name: 
Angie Braaten
Job Title: 
Diversion Case Manager
Phone: 
(715) 839-4768
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford AVE
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Post-charge Diversion and Deferred Prosecution Program

Description: 
he program is one in which eligible persons can divert out of the formal criminal court process. The goal is to help reduce court time, jail overcrowding and recidivism. An incentive is to divert out of the formal criminal court process and avoidance of a criminal record. Termination of the contract resumes criminal court proceedings. This may result in criminal convictions and a criminal record. Offenders must be 17 years or be waived from the juvenile jurisdiction, if under 17 years of age. Offenders are ineligible if they have a prior criminal record. The length of the offenders agreement depends on the nature and seriousness of the offense, his/her attitude, commitment and educational or counseling needs. Agreements average 3 to 36 months.
Contact: 
Name: 
Steve Judd
Phone: 
(715) 839-6973
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Veterans Treatment Court

Start Date: 
2011
Description: 
Veterans Treatment Court is still in development. Eau Claire County is working with the Chippewa Valley Veterans Court (in conjunction with Chippewa and Dunn counties) in 2011.
Risk Level: 
All risk levels
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
Admission(s): 
Post-adjudication or conviction
Contact: 
Name: 
Janet Weix
Job Title: 
Veteran's Court Coordinator
Phone: 
(715) 839-6513
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Other Treatment Court

Description: 
AIM Court - The mission of AIM Court is to provide support, education, direction and encouragement to women who have issues with AODA and/or mental health concerns so that they can be empowered to establish a healthy crime free life style. The goal is to keep families healthy and intact utilizing the art of persuasion vs. punishment.
Contact: 
Name: 
Melissa Ives
Job Title: 
Program Manager
Phone: 
(715) 839-2300
Address: 
Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703