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Women's Risk Factors and Their Contributions to Existing Risk/Needs Assessment: The Current Status of a Gender-Responsive Supplement (2010)

This study will interest those individuals trying to accurately assess the risk and needs of female offenders. Sections following an abstract include: introduction; gender-responsive needs; gender-neutral risk factors; this study; method; results regarding probation, prison, and pre-release; and discussion. While the validity was high for a gender-responsive supplement to a gender-neutral assessment, 'findings for both gender-neutral and gender-responsive domains suggested different treatment priorities for women from those currently put forward in correctional theory and policy'.

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