Short Paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: SINGLE SPACING with a blank line to separate your paragraphs. Provide a subheading in BOLD for each paragraph on a separate line that characterizes the content of that paragraph. There would be at least 4-5 separated paragraphs in your paper. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, with discipline-appropriate citations. Word length requirement: 600-800 words.
Based on the text (pages 183-223) and the article, The STRONG – Static Risk and Offender Needs Guide, answer the following:
Assessments.com, in collaboration with the Washington Department of Corrections, developed and implemented a new, state-of-the-art, evidence-based risk and needs assessment/supervision planning system for adult offenders. This tool, the STRONG, is now being implemented in a number of counties in California as well. What are the advantages and features of existing Assessments.com systems? What is one of the most advanced features of the new tool? Why do you think the STRONG is being widely used? Do you agree or disagree with the new assessment?