Female Offenders in the Community: An Analysis of Innovative Strategies and Programs
By Austin, James; Bloom, Barbara; Donahue, Trish.
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
National Council on Crime and Delinquency (San Francisco, CA); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This report describes various strategies and programs that appear to provide effective community supervision and/or treatment of female offenders. It describes the results of a national survey of public and private community programs that supervise female offenders. Additionally, the report discusses the pertinent issues, needs, and problems of this population. Along with describing various programs, the report assesses positive aspects of these programs from their objectives through follow-up a... Read More