Montana Offender Re-Entry Risk Assessment (MORRA)Wednesday, September 22, 8:00 AM » Thursday, September 23, 5:00 PM
Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)
DOC Central Office - Helena
Instructor: Jim Pagels
DOC Central Office Basement Classroom 5 S Last Chance Gulch Helena MT
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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.