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Women Offender Programs and Issues

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Program Strategy for Women Offenders August 2004

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART 1 STRATEGIC OUTLOOK

Background
Program Strategy for Women Offenders
Women Offenders
Risk, Need and Responsivity Principles
Principles of Programming for Women Offenders
Intake Assessment
Correctional Programs, Mental Health Programs, Education, Employment and Employability Programs, and Social Programs
Programming Guidelines

PART 2 CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS, MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS, EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMS, AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS

CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS

Introduction
Substance Abuse Programming
Sex Offender Therapy for Women
Reasoning and Rehabilitation Program
Anger and Emotion Management Program

MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

Introduction
Abuse and Trauma
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Psychosocial Rehabilitation

EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMS, AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Introduction
Education Programs
Employment and Employability Programs
Parenting Skills Program
Mother-Child Program
Community Integration Program
Choosing Health in Prison Program
Peer Support Program
Leisure Education Program
Lifeline Program
Spirituality & Spiritual Services
Canine Program
Recreational Therapy
Horticulture Program
Arts & Crafts

PART 3 ABORIGINAL PROGRAMS

Introduction
Aboriginal Programs for Women
Guiding Principles for the design of Aboriginal Programs for Women

PART 4 COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

Introduction
Community Programming
Community Relapse Prevention/Maintenance Program for Women
Peer Facilitators for Community Relapse Prevention/Maintenance

PART 5 PROGRAM EVALUATION

Program Development
Program Facilitators who deliver Programs to Women Offenders
Program Evaluation
Quality Revue
Program Accreditation

APPENDIX

Relevant Legislation & Policy
Foot Notes: references