This document provides Drug Court staff with an overview of important issues on offender risk assessment and recommended risk instruments.
This monograph examines evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of people in the justice system who have co-occurring disorders.
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 assessment looks at an effective non-interview-based risk assessment, the Kentucky Pretrial Risk Assessment (KPRA).
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.