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Cooperative Agreement - Delivery of Training Program “Safety Matters: Managing Relationships in Women’s Facilities”

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 for the delivery of  a gender-informed (women), research based training program to prepare correctional staff to implement practical operational strategies to improve women’s physical and sexual safety in a facility. The cooperative agreement will cover two events delivered at the National Corrections Academy in Aurora, Colorado.

An Unsupported Population (2018)

This report, the second in our two-part series, takes a closer look at the issues facing women who are currently incarcerated. The centerpiece of this report is a survey of women we conducted to learn more about their experiences prior to and during incarceration.

Girls Leaving Detention: Perceptions of Transition to Home After Incarceration (2017)

Herrman, Judith W., and Joni Silverstein Sexton

Journal of Juvenile Justice 6, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 33-47

Critical Issues Impacting Women in the Justice System: A Literature Review

The authors review the literature relevant to the study of violence and safety in women’s prison.

Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System (2018)

Puzzanchera, Charles, and Samantha Ehrmann

National Center for Juvenile Justice (Pittsburgh, PA)

The latest data highlight trends and characteristics of girls at various stages in the juvenile justice system.

Mi Hermana's Keeper Toolkit: Promising Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention Programs Supporting Latina Youth (2017)

Baez, Johanna Creswell, and Diandrea R. Gaza

Southwest Key Programs, Inc. (Austin, TX)

Helping Girls Get Back on Track: An Implementation Study of the PACE Center for Girls (2017)

Treskon, Louisa, Megan Millenky, and Lily Freedman

MDRC (New York, NY)


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