Qualitative approaches for identifying and characterizing women's pathways to crime are being augmented by quantitative methods.
van Voorhis, Patricia
Women's Risk Factors and New Treatments/Interventions for Addressing Them: Evidence-Based Interventions in the United States and Canada
This paper describes assessments of female offenders used by correctional agencies and the programs and resources provided by these agencies to meet female offenders' needs.
Achieving Accurate Pictures of Risk and Identifying Gender Responsive Needs: Two New Assessments for Women Offenders
The development of new risk/needs assessments specifically designed for female offenders is discussed.
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.
Classification of Women Offenders: A National Assessment of Current Practices and the Experiences of Three States
The development of improved strategies for classifying female offenders is addressed.
An overview of the work done by collaborative partnerships to design and validate gender-responsive risk and needs assessments for female offenders is provided.
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need for gender-specific objective classification systems is presented.