Girls in Minnesota Correctional Facilities: Responses to the 2010 Minnesota Student Survey
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Jun. 19, 2012
ANNOTATION: “This report seeks to illuminate statistically significant differences in responses between girls and boys in correctional facilities; to explore how these data are relevant to research on juvenile justice risk factors by gender; and to provide research-based recommendations for serving the specific needs of juvenile female offenders” (p. 2). Sections following an executive summary are: introduction; findings for girls in Minnesota correctional facilities according to demographics, victimization, mental and emotional health, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, family and community connectedness, school connectedness, delinquent behavior, and sexual behavior; discussion and practice implications for gender-responsive interventions—appropriate risk assessment, full continuum of services, and gender-responsive programming; and conclusion.