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Webinar: Women Involved in the Criminal Justice System, National Reentry Resource Center, Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project, and National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women

This webinar, held July 12, 2012, discussed the current research and best practices related to the successful management and treatment of women in the criminal justice system. Rachelle Ramirez, Center for Effective Public Policy, and Dr. Krista S. Gehring, University of Houston-Downton presented an overview of the research regarding women and the criminal justice system, with a particular focus on behavioral health. The webinar also included a discussion about gender-specific criminogenic risk and need assessment tools, as well as the importance of responsivity for females. To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation used in this webinar, click here.