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Classification of Women Offenders: Gender-Responsive Approach to Risk/Needs Assessment

Accession Number: 021816
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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.

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