The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
Intervention effectiveness can be improved by understanding how women respond to sanctions.
This video examines the needs, strengths, weaknesses, and risks associated with female offenders. Topics discussed include:
Findings from a telephone assessment of state and federal practices for classifying women offenders are presented.
Guidance for those individuals "seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender" is offered (p. iv).
Research, practice, and guiding principles related to gender-responsive strategies and utilized in jail settings are exchanged.
A report which highlights the results of two cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) addressing the critical need f
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.
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