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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 promote offender accountability and long-term behavior change.

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 its value to the pretrial justice process.

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.

Improving Pretrial Assessment and Supervision in Colorado

The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.

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.

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

This 3-hour program covers the use of information to assess an agency's programs, services, and operations and to serve as a base for policymaking.

Classification of High-Risk and Special Management Prisoners: A National Assessment of Current Practices

This document looks at the procedures used to classify high-risk inmates and inmates with mental illness or medical problems.

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 is provided.

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