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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Montana Offender Re-Entry Risk Assessment (MORRA)

8:00 AM » Tomorrow, 5:00 PM

Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

DOC Central Office - Helena

Instructor: Jim Pagels

Date-Time-Location:
September 22-23, 2021    Wednesday-Thursday
8:00am – 5:00pm (each day)  

 

DOC Central Office                Basement Classroom                          5 S Last Chance Gulch               Helena MT

 

To Register Contact:
Geri Mason
(406) 415-6307
GMason@mt.gov

Purpose:

Research has demonstrated that the use of certain practices in criminal justice decision making can have a profound effect on reducing offender recidivism. One of these practices is the use of validated risk and needs assessment instruments to inform the decision-making process.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

Increase participants knowledge of MORRA risk based assessment system

Teach effective interview skills to attain information to complete assessment

Attain certification to be able to administer MORRA

Understand the importance of criminogenic needs and how they relate to recidivism

Who should attend: Staff that are in direct contact with offenders and are responsible for offender case management. Case Managers, Unit Managers, Institutional Probation and Parole staff, Board of Pardons and Parole.