Risk & Needs Assessment System Resources

Reports, documents, and other resources related to the Risk and Needs Assessment System.

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The First Step Act of 2018: Risk and Needs Assessment System

This report outlines the work of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop and implement the Risk and Needs Assessment System. It also introduces the new System that the Federal Bureau of Prisons will deploy in its facilities and announces the DOJ's strategic plan to evaluate, validate, and enhance the System over time.

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Key Components of the Federal Bureau of Prisons' Current Needs Assessment System

The BOP assesses an inmate for a variety of needs in determining how to best assist inmates in their self-improvement process and prepare them for reentry. This document summarizes the primary areas in which the BOP assesses needs and provides programming to address these areas.

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