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thumbnailRisk-Need-Responsivity Meets Mental Health: Implementation Challenges in Probation Case Planning (2021)

Gina M. Vincent, Rachael T. Perrault, Dara C. Drawbridge, Gretchen O. Landry, Thomas Grisso

thumbnailStudying Drivers of Risk and Needs Assessment Instrument Implementation in Juvenile Justice (2018)

Gina Vincent, Christopher J. Sullivan, Carrie Sullivan, Laura Guy, Edward Latessa, Jennifer Tyson, & Benjamin Adams

thumbnailRisk Assessment and Behavioral Health Screening Project (2018)

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

thumbnailThe MASTLE: Obtaining Legitimacy Through Fair, Impartial, and Objective Decision-Making (2017)

Michael Gropman, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent, Brookline, Massachusetts, Police Department and Gina M. Vincent, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

To learn more about the MASTLE and request a free copy, please click here.
thumbnailHow to Get the Most Out of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice (2013)

by Gina M. Vincent, Ph.D. & Laura S. Guy, Ph.D.

Reprinted by permission of the American Probation and Parole Association [Perspectives, Summer, 2013]
thumbnailRisk Assessment in Juvenile Justice: A Guidebook for Implementation (2012)

Gina M. Vincent, Ph.D., Laura S. Guy, Ph.D., and Thomas Grisso, Ph.D.

Empirical support for aspects of the manual can be found in the following publications:
  • Vincent, G. M., Guy, L. E., Fusco, S.L., & Gershenson, B.G. (2011). Field reliability of the SAVRY with probation officers: Implications for training. Law Hum Behav. 2012 Jun;36(3):225-36. doi: 10.1007/s10979-011-9284-2.
  • Vincent, G. M., Guy, L. E., Gershenson, B.G., & McCabe, P. (2012). Does risk assessment make a difference? Results of implementing the SAVRY in juvenile probation. Behav Sci Law. 2012 Jul;30(4):384-405. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2014.
  • Vincent, G. M., Paiva-Salisbury, M. L.,Cook, N. E., Guy, L. S., Perrault, R. T. (2012). Impact of risk/needs assessment on juvenile probation officers’ decision making: Importance of implementation. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 2012 Nov; 18(4):549-576. doi: 10.1037/a0027186.
thumbnailScreening and Assessment in the Juvenile Justice Systems: Identifying Mental Health Needs and Risk of Reoffending (2012 | Video)

Gina M. Vincent, Ph.D.

This video presentation was made possible through generous support of John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: Models for Change. Presented by the Center for Safe Schools.
thumbnailMental Health Screening and Assessment in Juvenile Justice (2005)

Edited by Tom Grisso, Ph.D., Gina Vincent, Ph.D., & Daniel Seagrave

To see a sample chapter of this book click here.