Risk & Needs Assessments

The No. 1 Time-Saver Most Agencies Miss

By |2020-07-25T20:15:47+00:00July 20th, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

It’s time to re-think your assessment strategy. Even the most assessment-savvy agencies are losing precious minutes on non-essential assessment questions, and saving your team that extra five or more minutes is easier than you think.

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Risk Level vs. Supervision Level: Common Misconceptions

By |2020-07-04T21:15:33+00:00July 3rd, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Risk level and supervision level don’t match up on a clean 1:1 basis, and it’s up to supervision professionals to understand the nuances of each to make appropriate supervision decisions.

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Problem-Solving Courts: Show Us the Money

By |2020-06-22T21:55:58+00:00June 22nd, 2020|All, Blog, Court, Court Case Management, Problem-Solving Courts, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Treatment courts are the single most successful intervention in our nation’s history for leading people living with substance use and mental health disorders out of the justice system and into lives of recovery and stability.

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Check Your Team’s Assessment Accuracy with Ongoing QA

By |2020-06-12T14:36:56+00:00January 21st, 2020|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

There are two critical parts of this process, either of which can make or break the accuracy of your assessment results: the assessment itself, and the way your team uses it.

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Feet hit pavement. Now what?

By |2020-06-12T14:44:00+00:00January 16th, 2020|All, Blog, Custody, Recidivism Reduction, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Over the past three decades, we’ve seen hundreds of different takes on discharge/release/reentry planning, and we’ve learned that success really comes down to a few key factors.

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Validation and risk and data … oh, my! Corrections Trends for 2020

By |2020-06-12T14:46:17+00:00January 5th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Customers asked questions that shed light on the current state of corrections and the trends that are starting to trickle down to agencies of all sizes. Check out our Top 3.

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The Fine Art of Case Planning

By |2020-06-17T13:19:40+00:00October 26th, 2019|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

The Big 4 criminogenic needs are not only the key to reducing recidivism, they’re also among the most difficult factors to change in a person.

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Assess Your Assessment: Validation and Outcomes Studies Explained

By |2020-06-19T16:56:20+00:00October 7th, 2019|All, Blog, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Validation|

You’ve implemented a risk and needs assessment. Your team is using the data to inform decision-making. Now what?

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Are you protecting your most vulnerable inmates?

By |2020-06-17T13:25:11+00:00September 13th, 2019|All, Behavioral Health, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Risk & Needs Assessments|

We can use assessment tools not only to appropriately place inmates with mental illnesses, but also those around them.

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