Date & Time
Monday, May 1, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
122 Risk-Need-Responsivity: Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes*

Application of the risk-need-responsivity framework has been shown to be effective in reducing recidivism rates in a variety of criminogenic populations. Use of RNR, including for those receiving mental health services, is effective correctional practice, allows for a wide variety of therapeutic interventions, and can enhance overall client outcomes.

Educational Objectives
  • Summarize the risk-need-responsivity framework
  • Explain how to use responsivity factors to tailor interventions to people with a history of criminal behaviors
  • Discuss how RNR principles are implemented in the Michigan Department of Corrections

Level: Advanced