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Word of the Week - "Criminogenic Needs"


Criminogenic needs are defined as dynamic risk factors directly linked to criminal behaviour, which, if successfully addressed would decrease the risk of future violent and criminal reoffending.

R. v. Severight

2010 CarswellAlta 2017 (Alta. Prov. Ct.) at para. 108

E.A. Johnson Prov. J.

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