Wk 2 Team – Assessment Instruments Case Study and Analysis

Resource: This week’s Electronic Reserve Readings
Imagine you are tasked with developing a psychometrically based self-report instrument for a juvenile inmate or offender.
Research the evidence-based approach for assessment risk, need, and responsivity (RNR) model.
Create a 12 to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes in each slide that includes the following:
·       A case study for this juvenile inmate or offender who has a mental illness that contains the following:

Provide a profile of the juvenile, including his or her mental illness and offense committed.
Specify the risk principle, need principle, and responsivity principle for this juvenile related to his or her mental illness.
Summarize the guidelines that must be followed when using a psychometrically based self-report instrument.
Using these guidelines, select an appropriate assessment instrument for the juvenile in your case study.
Explain why your selected assessment instrument is appropriate.


Assessment, Methods, Procedures, and Program Delivery

Andrews, D. A., Bonta, J., & Wormith, J. S. (2011). The Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) Model: Does adding the good lives model contribute to effective crime prevention? Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38(7), 735-755.
Brogan, L., Haney-Caron, E., NeMoyer, A., DeMatteo, D. (2015). Applying the Risk-Needs-Responsivity (RNR) Model to Juvenile Justice. Criminal Justice Review, 40(3), 277-302.


“juvenile assessment”
juvenile assessment AND program delivery


Calamari Productions (2006). Counseling at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility (02:09) [Video file], Films on Demand.
Calamari Productions (2010). Interview with a Juvenile Sex Offender (04:09) [Video segment] in Addressing Sexual Misconduct in the Juvenile Corrections Environment, Films on Demand.
Humane Exposures Publishing (2010). Juvenile Camps (03:28) [Video file], Films on Demand.

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