This report is necessary reading for anyone working with girls who are incarcerated in adult correctional facilities.
Gender Responsive Strategies
This bulletin explores the literature and summarizes the empirical evidence related to the impact of employment on the criminal behavior of women.
Guidance is offered for those individuals seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender.
An overview of the work done by collaborative partnerships to design and validate gender-responsive risk and needs assessments for female offenders is provided.
The development and implementation of the Cook County Sheriff's Department of Women's Justice Services (DWJS) is discussed.
This report reviews the use of systemic criminal justice planning to improve services and programming for women offenders.
This report describes the use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating a picture of the characteristics of its women.
This report describes the use of gender-responsive strategies with women involved in the community corrections system.
This report reviews research about women offenders and strategies for evaluating current operating procedures related to women offenders.
A Summary of Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders. The Gender-Responsive Strategies Project: Approach and Findings
Reviews information on gender-specific policies, programs, and services in corrections.