Far too often, people leave the criminal justice system with the same underlying health and behavioral challenges that contributed to their criminal offenses in the first place. That’s why problem-solving courts are designed to address these underlying problems. But how do we actively maintain all moving pieces to ensure their success?
When you think about Northpointe, what comes to mind first? The COMPAS assessment? Our decision tree? Classification? There’s so much more to The Northpointe Suite.
As pretrial reform moves across the country, it’s important for agencies to align their processes with national standards, state requirements, and evidence-based practice.
Pretrial procedures, bail reform, release standards, and more are highly localized to your state and jurisdiction. Shouldn’t your pretrial technology be localized as well?
If you’re like many of our clients, you spend so much time elbow-deep in evidence-based practice (EBP) that when it comes time to train a new team member or refresh your processes, it’s hard to separate the theory from the practice.
Have you ever wondered how risk and needs assessments (RNAs) are developed? Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look at our newest RNA, the COMPAS-R Core.
We hear it all the time: When there’s no room to appropriately house everyone, why bother classifying them? The fact is, classification serves more functions than simply answering the “who goes where” question, and it is in your jail’s best interest to classify everyone, regardless of your housing capacity.
Joe Robbins, a 30-year corrections veteran from Indiana, now works with agencies across the country to problem-solve and make their communities safer. Get to know Joe and his community-centered approach to corrections and technology.
Tina Gensler, a 21-year veteran of the Wisconsin DOC, now helps other agencies use the tools that assist in effective case management practices. Get to know her and her role at equivant.
Ensuring inter-rater reliability is an essential part of any agency’s QA process, & it’s also frequently left out because teams aren’t sure how or why to check for it.