Rnr Model Of Delinquency

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Risk-need responsivity Juveniles today are becoming an increased concern in the field of criminal justice; it is imperative that appropriate measures must be taken to determine the precise causation behind the criminal activities of juvenile’s entering into the juvenile justice system. Juveniles who have been subjected to domestic violence, sexual/physical abuse, come from broken homes (single parent homes), obtain mental health issues (ADD, ADHD, conduct disorder), are deemed to be at a higher risk of reoffending and potentially becoming involved in more violent criminal activity. Likewise, the fact that a juvenile delinquent is defined as a crime committed by a juvenile that would be classified as a crime if committed by an adult, approximately, …show more content…
The primary objectives of the RNR model is represented as a widely used risk-needs offender assessment instrument, and it is the identified as the single theoretical model currently being used in the interpretation of the offender treatment literature. The authors proceed to explain that the RNR model obtain three very precise purposes consisting of the risk principle intended to identify the exact offender risk level as well as the rigorous levels relevant to the necessary methods of treatment allowed for high risk offenders in comparison to low risk offenders, Need principle primarily focuses on the crime tendencies as they relate to the needs of the offenders and their means of functioning to their criminal behavior, responsivity principle involves appropriately matching the offenders style and method of intervention in accordance to their precise styles and methods necessary for …show more content…
The author continues to explain that the RNR model intended as an intervention method to assist offenders in reducing their involvement in criminal activity thereby proving beneficial to the communities as well.
Kristiansson, M. (2002). Risk ⁄need analysis in juvenile delinquents: An integrated multi-professional longitudinal approach – a clinical pilot project. Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. The author of the journal precisely explains how the RNR model address several leading contributors relevant to juvenile delinquency consisting of juveniles who demonstrate conduct disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and attention deficit disorder (ADD). The author further proceeds to explain that the RMR method is implemented by a forensic psychiatrist whose primary responsibility is to focus on exact psychiatric concerns, criminal analysis and the potential relationship associated to juveniles personality characteristics and their criminal behavior.
Taxman, F, Thanner, M, (2006). Risk, Need, and Responsivity (RNR): It All Depends. Crime & Delinquency. National Institute on Drug

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