Low risk offenders: PS83-3/383E-PDF

what does the research tell us? /

"The Risk principle of the effective corrections Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) framework advises that higher intensity service and programs should be reserved for higher risk offenders, while lower risk offenders should be provided with low intensity or minimal services. The purpose of the present paper was to review the current body of knowledge on effective corrections with a focus on the assessment and treatment of low risk offenders. It was anticipated that an up-to-date look at the literature may prove valuable in helping to establish clearer guidelines for the provision of interventions to offenders assessed as low risk"--Executive summary, p. iv.

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Department/Agency Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.
Title Low risk offenders
Subtitle what does the research tell us? /
Series Title Research report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Délinquants à faible risque : que nous disent les recherches? "June 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages viii, 29 p.
Catalogue Number
  • PS83-3/383E-PDF
Subject Terms Inmates, Risk management