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Level of Service Inventory-Self-Report (LSI-SR)

The Level of Service Inventory-Self-Report (LSI-SR) is a pencil-and-paper, self-report version of the LSI (i.e., a risk assessment instrument that was designed to identify adult offenders’ likelihood of reoffending) and its subsequently published version, the LSI-R. Originally known simply as the Self-Report Inventory and sometimes referred to as the LSI-R:SR, the LSI-SR was developed by Michelle Motiuk in 1988. The instrument adhered to the principles and content of the original LSI, but it allowed for its completion by the offender, as opposed to a correctional professional, such as a probation officer or psychologist. The LSI-SR was developed in part because of the time and resources that correctional agencies had to commit in order to conduct a single LSI. Since it was common to ask ...

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