Assessment Tools and Instruments for the Forensic Counselor
In this section, you will find instruments that may assist you. You must have Adobe Acrobat to view some of these documents. Click here if you do not have Adobe Acrobat.
Adult Re-Offense Risk Assessment (ARRA)
Brief Screening Instrument for Pathological Gambling (BSIPG)
Offender Treatment Review Manual
Worksheet of Risk Factors for Adult and Juvenile Criminal Justice Offenders
The NAFC was the first to establish post graduate standards, guidelines, and professional responsibility to identify a competent workforce in the mental health, criminal justice, addictions and corrections professions in the very specialized areas of forensic counseling and criminal justice counseling and supervision.
NAFC has consistently been a leader in promoting safe and effective treatment and supervision of offenders in both civil and criminal cases, improving communication between the clinician and criminal justice system, and enhanced protection of the public. The NAFC Mission is to Promote Competency and Training among Persons Working with Criminal Offenders.
The Certification for the Forensic Counselor and Criminal Justice Specialist
The National Association of Forensic Counselors is the first and largest independent multi-disciplinary credentialing board representing the Forensic Counselor and Criminal Justice Specialist.
The American Academy of Certified Forensic Counselors (AACFC) is the Certification Commission of the National Association of Forensic Counselors.