need principle

May 21, 2019

Evidence-Based Practices Combined With Program Fidelity Produce Reliable Reentry Transition Programs

While evidence-based practices (EBP) are held as the “gold standard” in criminal justice reentry practices, the long-term success of a program using EBP depends on whether those practices are continuously measured and assessed long after implementation. Criminal justice researchers have found that community transition programs designed with integrity can only […]
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 […]