Translating Research into Practice

The Impact of Extralegal Bias in Assignment to Anger Management

Being African American, Hispanic, or male significantly increases the likelihood of being

The role of risk assessment instruments and algorithms in criminal justice decision making.

Providing judges with risk assessment information about a defendant increased the severity

When Assessing Sexual Violence, Guided Clinical Decision Making Can Outperform Algorithms

The RSVP can be reliably used in routine sexual violence risk assessments

Vicarious Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and Burnout: What causes them and how do we prevent them?

Much research is needed to understand the impact of what is referred

Are we restoring competency, competently?

We have no collective empirical understanding of the utility of competency or

Is cross-examination an effective means to educate jurors on valid and reliable evidence?

Evaluators who did not consider psychological, medical and/or criminal records as part

How important are age and motivation to change in rehabilitation programs?

When attempting to change criminal behavior through rehabilitation, clinicians should pay attention

The effects of familiarity and support on children’s disclosure of transgressions

Children gave more complete and consistent reports of adult wrongdoing in response

New mechanisms have been identified that promote negative attitudes toward the police and encourage future adolescent offending

Violent victimization and peer delinquency contribute to the formation of negative attitudes

The criminalizing effect of contact with the criminal justice system

Exposure to the criminal justice system itself increases some of the risk

Violence in Civil Psychiatric Patients: Mad, Bad, or Both?

This study examined the relationship between thinking styles and violence/aggression among civil

Risk assessment tools: Harmful or Helpful?

Use of a risk assessment tool for pre or post-trial decisions may

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