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CJ 383. Offender Risk Assessment and Typology. 3 Hours.

Almost all correctional settings, institutional or community-based, rely on offender assessment to guide practices with offenders. This class will provide a hands-on approach to conducting numerous actuarial risk assessments commonly used in correctional practice, such as the Level of Service Inventory- Revised (LSI-R). It will also discuss the barriers of offender typology in actuarial risk assessments including sexual offenders, drug offenders, and female offenders. Prerequisite: CJ 201.