Guidance for those individuals "seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender" is offered (p. iv).
Current research about women offenders and strategies for evaluating current operating procedures related to women offenders are covered.
Reviews information on gender-specific policies, programs, and services in corrections.
The use of gender-responsive strategies with women involved in the community corrections system is explained.
The "use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating [a] picture of the characteristics of women in contact with the loc
The use of systemic criminal justice planning by Hamilton County (OH) to improve services and programming for women offenders is reviewed.
An overview of the work done by collaborative partnerships to design and validate gender-responsive risk and needs assessments for female offenders
“The purpose of this bulletin is to explore the literature and summarize the empirical evidence related to the impact of employment on the criminal
This report is necessary reading for anyone working with or concerned about girls who are incarcerated in adult correctional facilities.
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