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RNR Learning Objectives and Resources


Incorporate specific instruction on the risk, need, responsivity principle (RNR) and implementation fidelity.

Sample Learning Objectives

  1. Define the RNR principles in community corrections.
  2. Describe how the RNR principles can be applied in working with individuals placed on community supervision.
  3. Demonstrate how to use RNR information on an individual to develop a supervision plan.
  4. Differentiate between actuarial versus non-actuarial assessment instruments.
  5. Describe how actuarial assessment tools in community corrections can be likened to assessments in other industries.
  6. Explain the evolution of risk assessment within community corrections.
  7. Differentiate between static vs. dynamic risk factors.
  8. Identify protective factors demonstrated to reduce recidivism.