Classification of Women Offenders: Gender-Responsive Approach to Risk/Needs Assessment
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: An overview of the work done by collaborative partnerships to design and validate gender-responsive risk and needs assessments for female offenders is provided.
This article discusses issues surrounding female offender classification and the current National Institute of Corrections (NIC) study regarding gender-responsive approaches to risk and needs assessment.