Handbook of Recidivism Risk / Needs Assessment Tools
Provides comprehensive coverage on Recidivism Risk/Needs Assessment Tools
Correctional and healthcare professionals around the world utilize structured instruments referred to as risk/needs assessment tools to predict the likelihood that an offender will recidivate. Such tools have been found to provide accurate and reliable evaluations and are widely used to assess, manage, and monitor offenders both institutionally as well as in the community. By identifying offenders in need of different levels of intervention, examining causal risk factors, and individualizing case management plans, risk/needs assessment tools have proven invaluable in addressing the public health issue of recidivism. Handbook of Recidivism Risk/Needs Assessment Tools brings together the developers of the most commonly used risk/needs assessment tools to provide a comprehensive overview of their development, peer-reviewed research literature, and practical application.
With contributions from leading professionals in the field of risk/needs assessment, the book provides chapters on: Recidivism Risk Assessment in the 21st Century; Performance of Recidivism Risk Assessment Instruments in Correctional Settings; Correctional Offender Management Profiles for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS); the Federal Post-Conviction Risk Assessment Instrument; the Inventory of Offender Risks, Needs, and Strengths (IORNS); the Level of Service (LS) Instruments; the Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS); the Self-Appraisal Questionnaire (SAQ); the Service Planning Instrument (SPIn); the Static Risk Offender Needs Guide-Revised (STRONG-R); the Offender Group Reconviction Scale (OGRS); the Forensic Operationalized Therapy/Risk Evaluation System (FOTRES); the RisCanvi; and more.
The Handbook of Recidivism Risk/Needs Assessment Tools is ideal for correctional, probation and parole, and behavioral health professionals.
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Correctional Offender Management Profiles for Alternative Sanctions COMPAS
Predictive and Concurrent Validity
A Tool for Predicting Recidivism
The Inventory of Offender Risk Needs and Strengths IORNS
The Level of Service LS Instruments
The Ohio Risk Assessment System
A Tool for Assessing Violent and NonViolent
The CAISJAIS Approach to Assessment 33
Service Planning Instrument SPIn