This report provides a background on veterans treatment courts and introduces the development of a screening tool specific to veterans.
This primer is written for judges, policy makers, and practitioners interested in using RNA [risk and needs assessment] information at sentencing.
This report summarizes examples of how ten jurisdictions have implemented each of the nine guiding principles for RNA (risk needs assessments).
This report provides an overview of risk and needs assessments and discusses issues policy makers should consider as they write legislation.
This brief is an overview of pretrial risk assessment tools; what they measure; what they look like and what stakeholders can do to implement them.
This website provides an overview of screening and an excellent guide describing a four phases, ten-step process.
Colorado Reference Guide: Juvenile Screening and Assessment Instruments: Behavioral Health, Trauma, and Risk/Classification
This report explains why valid screening and assessment tools are needed to determine safety risks and needed interventions for juvenile offenders.
This study examined the validity, reliability, equity, and cost of nine juvenile justice risk assessment instruments.
This paper describes a comprehensive approach to assessment, developed by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD).
The results from a study of eight risk assessments used for determining which justice-involved youth are low-, moderate-, or high-risk for future delinquency are reviewed.