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EPICS Risk Assessment 1 Risk Assessment 2 Evidence Based Programs Tools
100
What is Effective Practices in Community Supervision (or Effective Practices in Correctional Settings) -- EPICS?
Model that teaches 4 part appointment structure and core correctional practices. (Don't abbreviate).
100
What is the Youth Assessmrnt and Screening Instrument?
The risk assessment tool used by the VADJJ (don't abbreviate).
100
What are dynamic needs?
These needs assessed by the YASI are changeable.
100
What us Multi-Systemic Therapy and/or Functional Family Therapy ((FFT)?
These two evidence-based models or family intervention were added as services in Virginia in late 2017 and collectively will reach > 100 jurisdictions in Virginia.
100
What is the DAI -- or Detention Assessment Instrument?
Detention screening tool used in Virginia since 2002. (Don't abbreviate)
200
What is Structured Skill Building?
Skill learned during EPICS Training that is really 50 skills in one intervention.
200
What are criminogenic needs?
The type of needs we should target for change.
200
What is The Wheel!?
The graphical results produced in the YASI Caseworks software following completion of a Full Assessment.
200
What is Aggression Replacement Training (or Aggression Replacement Therapy)?
Evidence-based group curricula developed by Glick and Goldstein and used in our JCCs that teaches emotional regulation skills and moral reasoning.
200
What is the ACE -- or the Adverse Childhood Experiences screening tool?
Trauma Screening used in conjunction with social histories. (Don't abbreviate)
300
What is Thinking or Thoughts?
This drives behavior.
300
What are protective factors?
These are important because they can buffer or mitigate risk.
300
What is Risk-Based Supervision?
We use this type of supervision when we match risk level to required level of legal intervention.
300
What is Thinking for a Change?
A 25 session evidence-based m, cognitive behavioral change program authored by Glick, Bush and Taymans that teaches cognitive and social skills using social learning and role rehearsal. (Hint: In broad use by VA DOC).
300
What is the SASSI -- (Substance Abuse Subtle Screening inventory)?
A Substance Abuse tool used by both CSUs and JCCs. (Don't abbreviate)
400
What is a Behavior Chain?
A tool or worksheet that can be used to diagram an offense or teach consequential thinking skills.
400
What are Structured Decision Making or SDM tools?
The DAI and YASI are examples of these types of tools.
400
What is Motivational Interviewing?
This communication style we use when completing assessments also helps us to "roll with resistance" and explore ambivalence.
400
What is OJJDP?
This federal government agency publishes a model programs guide.
400
What is the MAYSI (or the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument)?
Mental Health screening tool developed by Richard Barnum and Thomas Grisso and used in Virginia's detention homes. (Don't abbreviate)
500
What is a Cost Benefit Analysis worksheet (or a Decisional Balance)?
An intervention worksheet designed to assess motivation for change.
500
What is Inter-Scorer Reliability?
When two or more workers score the same case independently but similarly given the same information.
500
What is the youth's incentives for change or what the youth values?
Item #4 in the Behavioral Analysis, we can leverage this for change.
500
What is an iatrogenic effect?
This type of program effect describes programs that are not only not effective but whereby the program itself is responsible for doing more harm than good.
500
What is the J-SOAP or the Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II)?
Used in an adapted form in our JCCs this checklist identifys risk factors associated with sexual and criminal offending.






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