Guide to Risk Assessment Implementation Now Available
The National Youth Screening & Assessment Project has published “Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation.” The guidebook details the purpose and nature of risk assessment, provides definitions of risk assessment concepts, describes some of the research evidence, and provides in-depth guidance on selecting and implementing an evidence-based tool. Customizable documents, including office policy templates, memoranda of agreement, and presentation slides to educate stakeholders about risk assessment are available on CD-ROM for readers’ use.
Resources:Read or download Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice.
MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative funded the development of the guidebook. Learn more about the initiative.
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