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NCJ Number: 229993 Find in a Library
Title: Reentry and the (Unmet) Needs of Women
Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:49  Issue:2  Dated:February - March 2010  Pages:146-163
Author(s): Jennifer R. Scroggins; Sara Malley
Date Published: February 2010
Page Count: 18
Document: PDF
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article examines a sample of reentry programs to determine if they are meeting the unique needs of postincarceration women.
Abstract: The number of women under community-based criminal justice supervision in the U.S. has reached an all-time high. Because of this, there is an increased need for programs meant to address the unique needs of reentry women. In this article the authors examine a sample of 155 such programs to determine whether currently available reentry programs in the 10 largest metropolitan areas of the U.S. are able to meet the needs of reentry women. The authors find that currently available reentry programs do not sufficiently meet the needs of postincarceration women. Tables and references (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Female offenders
Index Term(s): Community involvement; Community-based corrections (adult); Counseling; Females; Halfway houses; Nontraditional corrections management; Offender participation in rehabilitation goals; Post-release programs; Prerelease programs; Rehabilitation; Social reintegration
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