Module 1: Getting Started

Module 2: Leadership, Vision and Organizational Culture

Module 3: Collaborative Structure and Joint Ownership

Module 4: Data-Driven Understanding of Local Reentry

Module 5: Targeted Intervention Strategies

Module 6: Screening and Assessment

Module 7: Transition Plan Development

Module 8: Targeted Transition Interventions

Module 9: Self-Evaluation and Sustainability

Reentry Revisited

Let’s revisit what we have learned so far in the Screening and Assessment module. Please answer the following questions.

1. Which of the following statement about screening is true?

Screening is a substitute for assessment.

Screening instruments should be validated.

Screening instruments are time consuming to administer.

Only experts can administer a screening instrument.

2. Motivational interviewing is a technique for eliciting behavior change.




In this section, you learned basic terms that are used throughout the modules.


All arrestees entering your facility should undergo a screening that examines risk to reoffend, pretrial release risk, basic physical health, behavioral health, risk of drug or alcohol withdrawal, and suicide risk. Individuals scoring in the medium or high range on any screening tool should receive a comprehensive risk/needs assessment and a specialized assessment. All staff completing screening and assessment tools must have received training, which at a minimum encompasses an understanding of the prevalent risks and needs of jail populations, active listening skills, confidentiality, and tool-specific information.

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