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RAN PRISONS Risk and Needs Assessment Tools, online meeting 10 December 2020

This paper presents the findings of the RAN PRISONS meeting on 10 December 2020, where practitioners involved in risk and needs assessment (RNA) in prisons met.

This paper presents the main conclusions and insights of the discussions and provides some key recommendations. In this regard, this paper concerns the practical use of RNA tools within the prison setting, addressing benefits, different possibilities and outlook for the future.

Also, prison staff training on risk assessment to improve accuracy of information, motivation and evaluation techniques is something to be considered. Read more


PDF Paper (also available in French and German)