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  • Better Corrections Through Information [Videoconference Held March 15, 2000]

    This videoconference discusses issues regarding the collection, analysis, and use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and oper
  • Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices

    Results from a survey "designed to obtain information on the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates, particularly those in protective custod
  • Classification of Women Offenders: Gender-Responsive Approach to Risk/Needs Assessment

    An overview of the work done by collaborative partnerships to design and validate gender-responsive risk and needs assessments for female offenders
  • Achieving Accurate Pictures of Risk and Identifying Gender Responsive Needs: Two New Assessments for Women Offenders

    The development of new risk/needs assessments specifically designed for female offenders is discussed.
  • Improving Pretrial Assessment and Supervision in Colorado

    The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.
  • Gender Responsive Classification Instruments for Women Offenders: What Do They Look Like and How Will They Improve Practice? [Lesson Plan]

    This two-hour training session is for correctional managers wanting to implement risk and needs assessments for adult female offenders.
  • State of the Science of Pretrial Risk Assessment

    “This publication is designed for a wide-ranging audience of criminal justice stakeholders who have questions about pretrial risk assessment and it
  • Desktop Guide for Tribal Probation Personnel: The Screening and Assessment Process

    "This guide is intended to provide tribal probation personnel with information on how the screening and assessment process can facilitate and promo
  • The Role of Screening and Assessment in Jail Reentry

    “Consistent with effective correctional practice, jails and their community partners should identify risk levels and criminogenic needs of returnin
  • Can Risk Assessment Improve Juvenile Justice Practices?

    “A growing number of juvenile justice experts are suggesting a new, potentially more effective approach to reducing recidivism: first identify a yo
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