501 KAR 6:280. Risk and needs assessment.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 196.035, 197.020, 439.265, 439.3101, 439.3104, 439.3105, 439.331, 439.348, 439.480, 446.010, 533.030

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 197.020, 439.3101, 439.3104, 439.331

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 197.020(1)(d), 439.3101(2)(a), 439.3104(1) and (2), and 439.331(1) require the Department of Corrections to promulgate an administrative regulation for the administration of a validated risk and needs assessment to assess the criminal risk factors and correctional needs of all inmates and offenders upon commitment to the department. This administrative regulation establishes the validated risk and needs assessment requirements for assessing the criminal risk factors and correctional needs of inmates and offenders.

 

      Section 1. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Department of Corrections policies and procedures for risk and needs assessment," July 10, 2012, are incorporated by reference. These policies and procedures include:

      29.1       Risk and Needs Assessment (7/10/12)

      29.2       Case Planning (7/10/12)

      29.3       Risk and Needs Assessment Administration, Training, and Quality Assurance (7/10/12)

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, Office of Legal Services, 125 Holmes Street, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3279, fax (502) 564-6686, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (38 Ky.R. 1918; 39 Ky.R. 212; eff. 8-31-2012.)