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Drug-abusing women offenders

results of a national survey

by Jean Wellisch

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Female offenders -- Drug use -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Female offenders -- Rehabilitation -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Drug abuse surveys -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDrug abusing women offenders
    Statementby Jean Wellisch, Ph.D., Michael L. Prendergast, Ph.D., and M. Douglas Anglin, Ph.D
    SeriesResearch in brief
    ContributionsPrendergast, Michael L., 1946-, Anglin, M. Douglas, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13617378M
    OCLC/WorldCa31428550

    What Works With Women Offenders - Ebook written by Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, Chris Trotter. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read What Works With Women Offenders. Restorative Justice and the Needs of Drug Abusing Youths Introduction This essay will address the challenges of substance-abusing youth offenders who have committed crime in today’s society. This paper will argue that the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) amended restorative justice aims (s. Evaluation: Women offenders and their children This mid-term evaluation reports on a project currently being implemented in Georgia by PRI’s South Caucasus office: Supporting the improvement of service provision for women offenders who have experienced violence and .


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Forever Free is an in-prison, residential, substance abuse treatment program employing a cognitive-behavioral curriculum designed for women. To assess this treatment model, study volunteers in prison were recruited ( treatment, 96 comparison); a 1-year follow-up was completed with women ( treatment, 79 comparison).Cited by: Forever Free is an in-prison, residential, substance abuse treatment program employing a cognitive-behavioral curriculum designed for women.

To assess this treatment model, study volunteers in. Books shelved as drug-abuse: Crank by Ellen Hopkins, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks, Glass by Ellen Hopkins, and Fallout b.

Compares a new approach to treatment using traditional social work. Reports on the therapeutic regimen and Results/Kinesiology (RK), which addresses body-mind control, brain hemispheric integration, energy balancing, and stress elimination.

Examination of 40 women addicted to alcohol and/or drugs indicated that RK helped with anxiety, peace/contentment, and by: 8. This interdisciplinary book provides an evidence-based approach of how female offenders are perceived in society, how this translates into differential treatment within the criminal justice system, and explores the ramifications of such by: 9.

Drug abuse is the primary reason women enter prison and is the primary health problem of women in prison.

There has been little research conducted specifically with this population; information must be drawn from studies with nonincarcerated addicted women and incarcerated addicted by: Many women offenders have participated in relationships that feature risky sexual behaviors and drug abuse (Covington, ), as well as emotional, physical, and sexual abuse (Bond and Semaan, ).

To identify beliefs and assumptions that limit women’s abilities to refuse or avoid risky behaviors in their intimate relationships, KCSRC investigators conducted six focus groups (Staton Tindall et al., b).Cited by: Although women are incarcerated at far lower rates than men, the number and percentage of incarcerated women have grown substantially in recent years.

Between andthe number of men in prisons and jails grew by only 5 percent, while the number of incarcerated women grew by about 15 percent (Sabol et al. Women in prison are likely to have a different set of problems and. women offenders in many countries, chapter 4 addresses the need for research, planning, evaluation, public awareness-raising and training.

This area is considered essential to improve the knowledge base about women offenders, to develop strategies and policies to best meet the needs of women offenders and their children, and to. Often, drug abusing offenders have problems in other areas. Examples include family difficulties, limited social skills, educational and employment problems, mental health disorders, infectious diseases, and other medical issues.

Treatment should take these problems into account, because they can increase the risk of drug relapse and criminal recidivism if left unaddressed. The association between drug abuse treatment and criminal justice control is examined in this article.

A framework is presented for mental health administrators and policy-makers to examine and appreciate the use of authority derived from the criminal justice Drug-abusing women offenders book for drug abusers involved in community treatment. In addition, an overview of relevant literature is provided to encapsulate the Cited by: 8.

Grella, C.E. & Greenwell, L. Treatment needs and completion of community-based aftercare among substance-abusing women offenders. Women's Health Issues 17 (4): Grella, C.E. & Greenwell, L. Correlates of parental status and attitudes toward parenting among substance-abusing women offenders.

The Prison Journal 86 (1): Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind, one of the pioneers in the development of the feminist theoretical perspective in criminology, The Female Offender: Girls, Women and Crime, Third Drug-abusing women offenders book.

Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment represents the first book to bring together the most current research, clinical assessment, and treatment techniques of female sexual offenders into one accessible volume.

The opening chapters provide a wealth of general contextual and background information, covering such issues as female-perpetrated sexual abuse prevalence, juvenile offenders Cited by: Genre/Form: Government publications Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wellisch, Jean.

Drug-abusing women offenders. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Substance Abuse Treatment for Women: The US Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment provides a comprehensive manual for the substance abuse treatment of women offenders.

This manual provides guidance on treatment related issues including a review of research findings, specific treatment approaches, and. A meta-analytic inquiry into the effectiveness of relapse prevention in reducing offender recidivism.

International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Dowden, C., Bania, M., & Andrews, D.A. (forthcoming). A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatments for offenders.

Manuscript in preparation. Introduction. Recent years have seen new policies designed to improve substance abuse treatment for incarcerated women (e.g., PaceCom, ).These efforts are based on the prevalent belief that female prisoners have special needs, which have not been met by programs that were originally designed for men Chandler & Kassebaum,Lockwood et al.,Mactas,Miller,Wellisch Cited by: A Woman’s Journey Home: Challenges for Female Offenders By Stephanie S.

Covington, Ph.D., LCSW in Prisoners Once Removed: The Impact of Incarceration and Reentry on Children, Families, and Communities Jeremy Travis and Michelle Waul, Editors Urban Institute Over the past 25 years, our knowledge and understanding of women’s lives haveFile Size: KB.

The Female Offender Strategy (June ) launches a new programme of work to improve outcomes for female offenders and make society safer Author: Ministry of Justice. Which of the following statements is not true about drug abusing female offenders Number (C) Most drug abusing female inmates have previously spent time in drug/alcohol rehab facilities This is a term used by the press to describe ruthless young men and women who see crime as a way of life and are unconcerned about the consequences of.

The editors are most interested in methods beyond incarceration-without-intervention and their intended audience is practitioners working with drug-abusing offenders, students, and policy makers.

Specific articles address the economic cost of substance-abuse treatment in criminal justice settings, drug testing, HIV and AIDS prevention strategies, and clinical issues in treating substance-abusing : Carl G.

Leukefeld. Drug-abusing women offenders constitute one of the fastest-growing segments within the criminal justice system, yet little is known about their unique needs, Cited by: 8.

The special needs of drug-abusing women offenders, who have become the most rapidly growing segment of the criminal justice population, are most effectively addressed by a range of rehabilitative services in addition to drug treatment. A nationwide survey of community-based treatment programs was conducted to determine how programs assess needs Cited by: community and treatment providers working with drug abusing offenders.

Following are the 13 principles: 1. Drug addiction is a brain disease that affects behavior. Recovery from drug addiction requires effective treatment, followed by management of the problem over time. Treatment must last long enough to produce stable behavioral changes. Size: KB. The editors are most interested in methods beyond incarceration- without-intervention and their intended audience is practitioners working with drug-abusing offenders, students, and policy makers.

Specific articles address the economic cost of substance-abuse treatment in criminal justice settings, drug testing, HIV and AIDS prevention Pages: This work compiles experiences and lessons learned in meeting the unique needs of women and children regarding crime prevention and criminal justice, in particular the treatment and social reintegration of offenders, and serves a as a cross-disciplinary work for academic and policy-making analyses and follow-up in developing and developed countries.

As explained in the relational theory (Miller ), females develop a sense of self and self-worth through connections with others. In relation to drug offense, women are more likely to turn to drug use in the context of relationships with drug-abusing partners in order to feel connected (Covington and Bloom ).

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15 A Texas study showed that women prisoners were significantly more likely than were male prisoners to engage in daily drug or polydrug use.

16 In addition, these women Cited by: Filed under: Female offenders -- New York (State) A Study of Women Delinquents in New York State (New York: The Century Co., ), by Mabel Ruth Fernald, Mary Holmes Stevens Hayes, and Almena Dawley, contrib.

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Sheehan, R., McIvor, G., and Trotter, C. (eds) () What Works with Women Offenders. Cullompton, Devon: Willan. Summary. The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners – and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system.

In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind, one of the pioneers in the development of the.

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No. 3, January The majority of women in the criminal justice system are mothers whose families may be caring for their children. These women are at risk of losing their children, and they often do so during their incarceration.

These female offenders have often lost family members and/or experienced abuse in family or other relationships. According to a. custody) and offenders under community-based orders.2 The National Strategy for Vocational Education and Training for Adult Prisoners and Offenders in Australia (ANTA ) was endorsed by all state and territory government departments responsible for VET and those responsible for correctional services.

women with an exploratory, qualitative case study, given the current lack of solid knowledge about female online offenders’ understandings and experiences of their acts.

Based on a survey of key academic texts, we argue that, while child sexual abuse is commonly associated with male sexual aggression, women’s involvement as offenders is.The criminality of women is a neglected field of research.

Our mental picture of the criminal is that of a male violator of the law, and criminological research seems to have been largely under the spell of this cultural stereotype.Downloadable! At 17%, women represent a significant proportion of all offenders under criminal justice supervision in the US.

Drawing on the findings from their report, “Gender‐Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders,” the authors maintain that public policy has ignored the context of women's lives and that women offenders have.