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Juvenile Justice Operations Management Software
Assessments.com is one of the nation’s leading providers of software and other services to help state and county probation agencies more effectively and efficiently manage their day-to-day activities. Juvenile justice departments in states like Washington, Florida, Wyoming and Montana, and counties like Los Angeles, San Diego and many others find the features and benefits ofAssessments.com juvenile justice software to be the ideal solution for their intake, risk and needs assessment, case management and reporting requirements.
Features and Benefits for Juvenile Justice and Probation Departments
Designed for Today’s Juvenile Justice Issues
State and county probation and juvenile departments are demanding a better way to run their operations. Constant tight budgets require workers to do more with less, and programs are being scrutinized for efficacy at all levels.
Choice of Validated Assessment Instruments
Scientifically validated risk and needs assessment is the foundation of modern juvenile justice. Only with a validated and reliable tool (the assessment) can a before-and-after snapshot “prove” that a juvenile was helped while under the department’s care. Equally critical is predicting the risk of re-offending (recidivism) once released back into society.
There are a number of juvenile assessments being used in the U.S. marketplace today, among the most popular are Back on Track! (also known as the YASI in New York and the PACT in Florida); the YLS/CMI, the POSIT, and the R&R Check-up which is used extensively in San Diego and Los Angeles Counties.) There are many other assessment used in day-to-day juvenile practice, usually focusing on a specific area. For example, the MAYSI-2 is a quick screen for mental health, and the ASI (Addition Severity Index) is a substance abuse interview.Assessments.com can help you select the assessment(s) that are best for your organization and automate them for your ease of use.
The software can either be run securely from our hosted site, or installed and run internally on a server. Data is always pre-populated and shared, eliminating double entry of data. Often, complicated compliance forms such as state-mandated case plans, are integrated into a particular user’s configuration.Assessments.com users can also have their custom forms questionnaires and surveys integrated into the software at a nominal charge.
Put all of Your Paper Forms into the Software
Nearly every Adult Probation or Juvenile Justice operation has specialized Court Order forms, Intake forms, or Background forms that are part of the daily workflow.
Handy Day-to-Day Features Simplify Workloads of Probation Officers and Juvenile Case Workers.
Probation officers and caseworkers need software to simplify and organize their daily activities.
Many states and counties are developing programs to allow offender re-entry into society ahead of scheduled release. With budget cuts and improved assessment and other efficacy measurement tools, these programs can reduce correctional system costs and overhead while hopefully not increasing the risk to the community. Whether juvenile or adult parole, re-entry programs are a key in reducing recidivism, and
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Jail Roster Software / Juvenile Detention Software
Within county and state agencies, jail and juvenile detention facilities often work hand-in-hand with probation departments and sheriff’s offices. Coordinating files between these groups can be a challenge.
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Motivational Interviewing Training
Court Software Integration
Juvenile Demographic Reporting
Disproportionality within many communities is an issue of concern. A program to reduce or eliminate disproportionality can be driven from the features of