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Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse


Learn by accessing these self-directed trainings and tutorials.

Distance Learning Module 1

This tutorial provides an overview of risk concepts as used in criminal justice settings.

Distance Learning Module 2

This tutorial provides a description of how to interpret the performance of a risk assessment instrument using a commonly used measure of discrimination/statistic, Area Under the Curve (AUC).