risk assessment

Exposure to Criminal Justice System Criminalizes Young People Further, Shows Study

Exposure to criminal justice system criminalizes young people further, shows a study conducted in the US. For the study, the researchers followed up 500 boys recruited from all public schools in downtown Pittsburgh in the late 1980s, from their age 7 …

Criminogenic or Criminalized? Testing an Assumption for Expanding Criminogenic Risk Assessment

OBJECTIVES: Proponents of criminogenic risk assessment have called for its widespread expansion throughout the criminal justice system. Its success in predicting recidivism is taken as evidence that criminogenic risks tap into the causes of criminal …

Can We Avoid Reductionism in Risk Reduction?

Risk assessment and risk reduction have become increasingly central to criminal justice policy and practice in the last 25 years. Yet there remains a lack of consensus both on the theoretical and methodological foundations of risk and on its social …

Criminogenic Factors, Psychotic Symptoms, and Incident Arrests among People with Serious Mental Illnesses under Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Although research robustly indicates that general or "criminogenic" factors predict various measures of recidivism, there is controversy about the extent to which these factors, versus untreated symptoms, lead to justice involvement for people with …