First Step Act: Risk Assessment and Earned Release Credits


The first ‘book’ below is the federal Bureau of Prisons PATTERN survey to assess a persons ‘risk of recidivism’.

The survey is not available on this page, but the scoring tool is:

The second ‘book’ is the federal Bureau of Prisons First Step Act Approved Programs, the activities that people can engage in to accrue Earned-Release Credits.

The web page for that document is here:  2023 First Step Act Approved Programs Guide: