These presentation slides should be read before anyone begins to investigate which risk/needs instrument to use in their agency or organization.
Evaluating the Predictive Validity of Risk/Need Assessments: Recommendations for Correctional Agencies and Criminal Justice Researchers (2013)
This analysis tool allows users to calculate recidivism rates for persons released from state prisons.
This report provides an understanding of intimate partner violence risk assessment tools and of the issues that assessors should consider.
This study examines the implementation of risk/needs assessment tools, and what effects it had on the practices of the probation officer.
This report looks at recent empirical evidence for clinical adjustments to actuarial-based risk prediction for sexually violent predators (SVPs).
This study looks to determine the validity of the Research Institute on Addiction Self-Inventory (RIASI) in risk screening DWI offenders.
This brief presents the two-stage screening and assessment process to determine risk and needs levels that are a core element of the TJC model.
A Multi-State Recidivism Study Using Static-99R and Static-2002 Risk Scores and Tier Guidelines from the Adam Walsh Act
This report investigates the effectiveness of various sex offender classification instruments which is important in determining best practices.
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.
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.