Sentencing Women Offenders: A Training Curriculum for Judges [Lesson Plans]
By Cicero, June H.; DeCostanzo, Elaine T..
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
National Association of Women Judges (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Intervention effectiveness can be improved by understanding how women respond to sanctions. This 6-hour course addressed sentencing practices in relation to female offenders through the following modules: why focus on women offenders?; the judicial response to the woman offender; who women offenders are; what works, what is in place, and what do programs in the represented jurisdictions offer?; sanctioning the woman offender; what do we have and what do we need?; and wrap-up session and evaluati... Read More