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Criminogenic risk assessment
A validated criminogenic risk assessment is administered to inform release decisions, such as whether supervision or services are required to reduce the person’s risk of reoffending. Read More
Cross-training for probation, parole, and treatment providers
Probation and parole officers and community-based treatment providers are trained to recognize and respond to people with mental illnesses under community supervision. Read More
Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) adapts the assertive community treatment (ACT) model to serve people with criminal justice system involvement, focusing on preventing arrest and incarceration. Treatment is coordinated by a multidisciplinary team with high staff-to-client ratios that assumes around-the-clock responsibility for clients’ case management and treatment needs. Read More
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is often facilitated by trained corrections professionals, is provided in the jail and community. CBT is designed to solve problems resulting from dysfunctional thoughts, moods, or behavior through brief, direct, and time-limited structured counseling. Specific approaches such as these can target a person’s criminogenic risk… Read More