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Guide to Risk Assessment Implementation Now Available

February 18, 2013

Cover: Risk Assessment in Juvenile  Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation

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 readersí use.

Resources:

Read or download Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice.

Access customizable documents and publication appendices.

MacArthur Foundationís Models for Change initiative funded the development of the guidebook. Learn more about the initiative.