CJS 303

Risk Need Responsivity

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 1, 2018 – December 17, 2018

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course focuses on the applications of the Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (LS/CMI) Assessment tool that is the foundation on which a case plan is created with the justice involved client. The students will be familiarized with the research and history from which the tool is derived.

Special information

Co-requisites: CJS 202 AND CJS 304 AND HSER 346. Note: This course is open to Evidence Based Practices Certificate Program (EBP) Students only.

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate interviewing skills, Motivational Interviewing skills, critical thinking skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Explain and demonstrate how to complete an LS/CMI assessment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between empirical knowledge and the practical application of that knowledge in working with the justice involved client.