The assessments or tests discussed in this website provide a solid foundation for probation officers case planning and caseload management. These evidence based assessments also help probation officers decide upon levels of probation supervision, alternatives to incarceration and as needed, intervention classes, counseling and specific treatment recommendations.
These probationer tests are available from Behavior Data Systems, Ltd. (BDS) website (www.bdsltd.com
), and its subsidiaries websites: Risk & Needs Assessment, Inc. (www.riskandneeds.com
) and Professional Online Testing Solutions, Inc. (www.online-testing.com
All tests discussed in this website contain a Truthfulness Scale to determine the probationerís truthfulness when tested, along with an Alcohol Scale and a Drug Scale. Other scales are included to fill out each tests individualized probationer profile.