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Mitigation Specialist
Under the general direction of the Mitigation Specialist
Supervisor, develops detailed psychosocial 
biographies of adult and juvenile clients who face incarceration sentences or dispositions. The mitigation evidence will be used to persuade the court that the clients should receive less severe sentences,
alternatives to incarceration, or alternative 
dispositions. Supervises and trains volunteer mitigators from social work, psychology and other relevant graduate programs at local universities in mitigation investigation and the drafting of mitigation
reports for clients; as well as track and compile data 
utilized to evaluate the effectiveness of mitigation evidence at sentencing. May perform other duties as assigned.
Position: Mitigation Specialist
Organization: COOK COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
Location: Chicago,  IL 
Salary: ANNUAL $67,581
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/29/2022
Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree is
required.
One (1) year of experience as a Mitigator or experience investigating and documenting
individuals’ social histories is required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Social Work
Degree.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/28/2022
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COOK COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
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Chicago,  IL 60602
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