Northpointe Inc.

Northpointe Inc.

December 04, 2013 08:00 ET

Northpointe Inc. and MHS Deliver Next-Generation Advances in Automated Risk/Needs Assessments

TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN--(Marketwired - Dec. 4, 2013) - Northpointe Inc. announced today that the company has reached an agreement with Multi-Health Systems (MHS) and is launching an alternate automation of their Level of Service (LS) instruments into the current Northpointe software suite. MHS is the publisher of LS assessments, which includes the Case Management Inventory (CMI).

The new addition to the Northpointe suite enables both companies to expand their current footprint by offering an automated risk and needs assessment with a comprehensive technology solution to the criminal justice market. Existing LS customers now have the opportunity to use an advanced technical solution with an efficient, all-inclusive case management application.

For more than 25 years, MHS has provided the psychological community with leading product assessments and services used in community corrections, probation, parole and institutional settings globally.

"MHS is committed to perpetually working to move the industry's knowledge on best practices in the assessment and treatment of offenders forward," said Hazel Wheldon, President, MHS Inc. "MHS is always pleased to see the ways in which LS users work to encourage safer communities around the world. Northpointe offers an automated assessment system, training, implementation and consulting services all from one source. Today, organizations who want to use Northpointe's services along with LS assessments can now do so."

"The combined synergies from MHS and Northpointe lead the industry in offering new advances in the use of technology in justice systems," said Dave Wells, General Manager, Northpointe. "We are committed to continually developing innovative solutions and strategic relationships to improve our Northpointe Suite software and services. We look forward to our collaboration with MHS."

About Northpointe Inc.

Established in 1989, Northpointe is a recognized consulting and research firm that delivers software products, training and implementation services to more than 200 federal, state and local criminal justice systems and policy makers throughout the United States and Canada. Northpointe's goal is to provide vital contributions and leadership support in strengthening effective, cost-efficient criminal justice management while increasing public safety. Northpointe's tools help improve decision making for individuals, agencies communities and its consultants and guide them through the variety of challenges to operate as a well-trained evidence-based organization. The company's main offices are in Traverse City, Michigan and Golden, Colorado. Please visit www.northpointeinc.com to learn more.

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