risk/needs assessment

April 9, 2019

How In-Prison Reentry Programs Prepare Inmates for Life After Prison

A growing number of state institutions are introducing efforts to reduce recidivism long before an inmate is released to their community. Through these in-prison reentry programs, at-risk offenders are given the individualized treatment necessary to help them transition to a life without crime. Addressing individual thinking with evidence-based programs like […]
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, […]