LSI-R

November 6, 2018

GEO Reentry’s aftercare services support successful reentry, community integration

GEO Reentry Services provides evidence-based treatment to probationers and parolees with the goal of helping these individuals successfully transition back to their communities. Aftercare planning is a key component of the GEO Reentry program process and occurs once participants have completed their daily program requirements and goals. Aftercare is designed […]
February 6, 2018

Using the LSI-R to identify predictors of criminal conduct

The ability to predict criminal conduct is an important piece in providing reentry programming that is individualized and effective. As we’ve discussed previously, a majority of GEO Reentry Services reentry programs use the LSI-R to assess participants’ criminogenic needs and recidivism risks. This risk/needs assessment tool, completed by trained professionals, […]
November 14, 2017

Outcomes report for GEO Reentry programs in Pennsylvania shows risk drop for offenders

Participants of four reentry centers in Pennsylvania were found to be at a reduced risk level upon completion of GEO Reentry Services programming in a report covering calendar year 2016. The participants’ risk levels, determined by the Level of Science Inventory-Revised (LSI-R), decreased on average from an intake level of […]
November 7, 2017

Assessing risk and needs: What is the LSI-R?

In a majority of our reentry programs, GEO Reentry Services uses the LSI-R to assess participants’ criminogenic needs and recidivism risks. Treatment and intervention are then based on offenders’ LSI-R results. The LSI-R is a risk/needs assessment tool completed by trained professionals who conduct interviews with the individuals referred to […]