Category: RNR

Sep 20

New Resource Highlights How Psychiatrists Can Help Patients Who Have Serious Mental Illnesses Reduce Their Risk of Contact with the Justice System

The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System, a primer developed for psychiatrists to better understand the principles of the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model and address the forensic needs of patients who have serious mental illnesses (SMIs) and a …

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Sep 20

Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System

The CSG Justice Center’s Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative (JPLI) released a primer developed with the support of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF). With input from leading clinical and forensic psychiatrists, Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System was written to help familiarize clinical …

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Jun 22

North Dakota Judge Supports Shift in Treatment for the State’s Criminal Justice Population

By CSG Justice Center Staff North Dakota Presiding District Court Judge Frank Racek is calling for state leaders to work together to transform the current system for delivering community-based services to people in the criminal justice system to one that follows risk, needs, and responsivity principles. Judge Racek argues that the system for delivering rehabilitative treatment must: Focus on …

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