Read About Choosing Data Strategies for Criminal Justice Initiatives from the Council of State Governments

The Council of State Governments recently published a brief titled Choosing the Right Data Strategy for Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Initiatives. To effectively assess the impact of their initiatives, criminal justice entities must know how to identify, collect, and prioritize data to effectively capture key metrics. This brief offers guidance on how to select appropriate metrics for a program, understand qualitative and quantitative data sources, and determine which type of evaluation would be most appropriate. The brief also offers a selection of criminal justice and behavioral health metrics that could be considered.

View the brief to learn more.