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Case Management Services

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Case Managers

Katherine Crowe

Case Manager

Katherine has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years.  She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Applied Psychology from Bemidji State University.  Her focus has been working with adults that have been diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness.  Along with case management she has worked on the Itasca County Crisis Response team since 2000.  She takes a very client focused approach with the people that she has had the opportunity to work with.  The center of her world is her family, and she loves spending time with her family and friends, camping or just hanging out.  She adores her animals and will drop anything to pet a dog or cat when she is able to.


Targeted Case Management

The purpose of target case management is to help adults with serious and persistent mental illness in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, and other necessary services as they relate to they client's mental health needs.

Who is eligible for TCM?

An eligible recipient is an individual who:

  • Is age 18 or older.

  • Is diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, borderline personality disorder or schizoaffective disorder; evidences a significant impairment in their functioning; and has a written opinion from a mental health professional stating they are likely to have future episodes requiring inpatient or residential treatment unless community support program services are provided.

  • Has had two or more episodes of inpatient care for mental illness within the past 24 months.

  • Has had continuous psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment exceeding six months duration within the past 12 months.

  • Had been treated by a crisis team two or more times within the past 24 months.

  • Has been committed by a court as a mentally ill person under Minnesota statutes in the last three years, or the adult's commitment as a mentally ill person has been stayed or continued.

  • Was eligible under one of the above criteria but the specific time period has ended.

  • Was eligible as a child with severe emotional disturbance, and the recipient has a written opinion from a mental health professional in the past three years stating that they are reasonably likely to have future episodes requiring inpatient or residential treatment of a frequency described in the above criteria, unless ongoing case management or community support services are provided.

What services are provided through TCM?

Connection to:

  • Medical support services

  • Vocational support services

  • Educational support services

  • Social support services

  • Community assistance programs

How can I make a referral to the TCM Program?

Please send completed Itasca County Rule 79 Adult Mental Health Referral form, along with an updated Diagnostic Assessment to Itasca County Health and Human Services .