Understanding the Expanded Risk-Need-Responsivity Model, Supervision, Programming, and Dosage

Past Event
April 13, 2023, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm , Eastern

Hosted by The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance 

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host a two-part fieldwide webinar series on the risk-need-responsivity (RNR) model that will cover foundational components and how to tailor interventions to individuals with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders in the justice system. This session—part one—will discuss the 18 components of the expanded RNR model; provide an overview of criminogenic risk, need, and responsivity principles; and present a set of national guidelines to ensure accurate, fair, and transparent risk and need assessments.  


  • David D’Amora, Senior Policy Advisor, State Initiatives, CSG Justice Center 
  • Maria Fryer, Justice Systems and Mental Health Policy Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Ethan Kelly, Senior Policy Analyst, Behavioral Health, CSG Justice Center 


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