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2016 Nevada Pilot-Site Pretrial Risk Instrument Training (J, CA, M/S, C, PT)

Free Recorded Webcast (August 18-19, 2016)

Training Description: Intended to assist in judicial decision making, the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment Instrument will be introduced in this training session. Background, methodology, and implementation plans for the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment instrument developed by the Committee to Study Evidence-Based Pretrial Release will be provided. Validation, reliability factors, and actuarial approaches will be examined. Over-ride capabilities and revalidation plans will also be discussed.

Faculty: Michael Jones, Pretrial Justice Institute; John Clark, Pretrial Justice Institute; James Austin, Ph.D., Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center, U.S. Dept. of Justice; Presiding Judge John Marcucci, Denver County Court (Judge only); Adrienne Greene, Esq., Denver District Attorney’s Office (Attorney only); B. Scott West, Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy (Attorney only)

Who Should Attend: This course is designed for all Nevada judicial officers, court staff, and other stakeholders involved in the evidence-based pretrial risk assessment pilot-site process.

Continuing Education Credit: 3.0 CLE/CJE NOTE: CLE Credit for this course is approved through December 31, 2019, and then will be stale dated.

Register: This video requires access to the Distance Education Program’s (DEP) secure password protected website for use by current Nevada judicial officers and court personnel (e.g. active judges, quasi-judicial officers, court employees and retired judges), and, in some cases, certain court stakeholders. Nevada judicial officers, click here; Nevada court personnel, click here; and other court stakeholders, click here.


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