Category: assessment

Four CSG Justice Center Staff Members Receive Training to Help Jurisdictions Implement Assessment Tool

After receiving training this summer, four CSG Justice Center staff members are now able to provide technical assistance to jurisdictions interested in using the Public Safety Assessment (PSA), a pretrial risk assessment that provides judges with information about defendants that can inform their release decisions. The PSA was developed by the Laura and John Arnold …

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Opioid Addiction Screening and Assessment for People in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. This webinar focusses on best practices for screening and assessment of people in the criminal justice system who have opioid addictions. Dr. Roger Peters of the University of South …

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CSG Justice Center Releases Checklist to Help States Analyze Risk and Needs Assessments

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center today released an innovative Risk Assessment Quality Improvement (RAQI) checklist to help state and local corrections agencies, community supervision agencies, and treatment/programming providers analyze how well their risk and needs assessment tool is working. The checklist helps identify potential problems with assessment tools quickly and efficiently. State …

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RAQI: Risk Assessment Quality Improvement Checklist

The Risk Assessment Quality Improvement (RAQI) checklist was developed by the CSG Justice Center to help state and local corrections agencies, community supervision agencies, and treatment/programming providers analyze how well their risk and needs assessment tool is working. The checklist helps identify potential problems with assessment tools quickly and efficiently. State agencies can then use this …

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