This webinar discusses underlying factors that are relevant to criminal activity involving women, and how these factors can lead to women engaging in criminal activity. Several principles that can be applied to developing treatment programs for women is built on the premise that the primary motivating factor among women throughout their lives is the desire to establish and connect with others. The importance of integrating gender and culture is stressed and associated risk and resilient factors are described, as well as what to look at when assessing these factors. The session concludes with recommendations and examples of gender responsive programs and interventions for female offenders.
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