TITLE

Improving Access to Services for Female Offenders Returning to the Community

AUTHOR(S)
Garcia, Marie; Ritter, Nancy
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
National Institute of Justice Journal;Mar2012, Issue 269, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of the evaluation of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) in the U.S. It shows that adults females report a significant higher need for services than men, indicating that 57% of the respondents did not receive SVORI services and instead received treatment as usual from their institutions. It found that female offenders are likely to encounter tremendous obstacles when they re-enter the community after serving time in prison.
ACCESSION #
76131348

 

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