Chapter 5120-13 Ohio Risk Assessment System
(A) Section 5120.114 of the Revised Code requires the department of rehabilitation and correction to identify a single validated risk assessment tool to be used by courts, probation departments, and other entities to assess an adult offender's risk of reoffending and to assess the offender's rehabilitative needs.
(B) The department of rehabilitation and correction hereby selects the Ohio risk assessment system (ORAS) created by the university of cincinnati's center for criminal justice research as the single validated risk assessment tool to be used for the purposes described in paragraph (A) of this rule. ORAS shall remain the risk assessment tool identified by the department pursuant to section 5120.114 of the Revised Code until such time as the department amends this rule to identify a different tool.
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 5120-13-01