Advent Releases Offense Index for First Half of 2021


Advent has released its Offense Index for the first half of 2021 which tracks the types of criminal offenses for which Advent eLearning clients assigned our online intervention courses.


Advent serves hundreds of clients across the criminal justice spectrum, throughout the US, including prosecutors, courts, law enforcement agencies, and probation/community corrections. Our online intervention courses are used in a variety of applications, including diversion and alternative sentencing programs, law enforcement pre-file diversions, court-ordered treatment programs, and for probation/corrections sanction applications.


Advent courses are designed specifically to address types of criminal behaviors; this index assumes our criminal justice clients are using the Advent eLearning platform to assign the online interventions most appropriate for the offenses committed.



Highlights

In the first half of 2021, about 40% of programs assigned were for substance offenses, including alcohol and marijuana offenses and violations, while another 20% were assigned for theft and retail theft offenses. About 21% assigned general cognition programs for either nuisance violations or in general probation sanction applications.


Approximately nine percent of interventions were assigned for personal conflict offenses such as misdemeanor assault or harassment, while five percent were assigned for status offenses including underage alcohol or marijuana possession, school conflicts and sexting.


Finally, about six percent of interventions related to animal and wildlife code violations, family court sanctions, sex and moral offenses, and bad check diversions.




Course Key

The following are the online intervention programs tracked and matched to likely offenses:


Alcohol = Alcohol & Substance Abuse levels I & II; Impaired Driving levels I & II; Victim Impact Panel


Animal & Wildlife = Animal Care; Boating & Outdoors; Hunting Responsibility


Assault/Harass = Anger Management levels I & II; Harassment


Family = Parenting


Financial/Bad Check = Financial Responsibility


Larceny = Shoplifting; Theft levels I & II


Marijuana = Marijuana Education levels I & II


Nuisance/Probation = Corrective Thinking; Life Skills


Sex/Moral = Prostitution; Revenge Porn


Status/Juvenile = Bullying; Conflict Resolution; Sexting; Truancy; Underage Alcohol & Substance Abuse levels I & II


Learn More

Do these metrics track with your agency’s case load and alternate resolutions? You can use the powerful ad-hoc reporting capabilities in the Advent eLearning platform to find out!


If you need assistance in using our reporting capabilities, please don’t hesitate to contact Client Services (help@adventfs.com) for help or training. If you’re not currently an Advent client, or you’d like to evaluate any of our online intervention programs for your agency, please contact your Advent sales representative or send an email to info@adventfs.com.