National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women

General Resources

Statistics and Trends

The Changing Racial Dynamics of Women’s Incarceration

Women in the Criminal Justice System: Briefing Sheets

Special Report: Women Offenders

Women in Prison: A Fact Sheet

Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being

Crime in the United States, 2009

Prisoners in 2009

Parents in prison and their minor children

Sexual victimization reported by adult correctional authorities, 2007-2008.

Years of Life Lost to Prison: Racial and Gender Gradients in the United States of America

Being Gender-Responsive

Women’s Risk Factors and New Treatments/Interventions for Addressing Them: Evidence-Based Interventions in the United States and Canada

On Behalf of Women Offenders: Women’s Place in the Science of Evidence Based Practice (Abstract)

 Resource Brief: Achieving Successful Outcomes with Justice Involved Women

Gender-Responsive Strategies:  Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders

A Summary of Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders

The Five CORE Practice Areas of Gender Responsiveness.

Lessons From the NIC/UC Gender-Responsive Classification Project

Changing Probation Experiences for Female Offenders Based on Women’s Needs and Risk Assessment Project Findings

Success in the Community: A Matrix for Thinking about the Needs of Criminal Justice Involved Women

Responding to Women Offenders: Equitable Does Not Mean Identical

The Female Offender: Girls, Women and Crime, 2nd Edition

Reconciling the Differences Between the “Gender-Responsive” and the “What Works” Literatures to Improve Services for Girls (Abstract)

Women in Prison: Approaches in Treatment of Our Most Invisible Population

“Offending Women:” A Double Entendre


Women’s Pathways to Crime

A Women’s Typology of Pathways to Serious Crime With Custody and Treatment Implications (2015)

Women’s Pathways to Jail: The Roles & Intersections of Serious Mental Illness & Trauma

Gendered Pathways:  An Empirical Investigation of Women Offenders’ Unique Paths to Crime

Pathways to Prison:  Impact of Victimization in the Lives of Incarcerated Women

From Prison to Home: Women’s Pathways In and Out of Crime

At Risk Girls and Delinquency: Career pathways (Abstract)

The Victimization and Revictimization of Female Offenders (Abstract)


Gender-Neutral Evidence Based Practices

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Corrections:  The Principles of Effective Intervention

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices

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