Here is a list of options from which you can choose your program to review Gende
Here is a list of options from which you can choose your program to review
Gender Responsive Programs for Justice Involved Women (PICK ONE)
4. Bureau of Mothers and Infants Nurturing Together (MINT) – federal program
5. California Institution for Women Forever Free Substance Abuse Program
6. Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) in Chowchilla, the Valley State Prison for
Women (VSPW) and the California Institution for Women Trauma-Informed Substance
Abuse Treatment Program (TI-SAT)
7. Dialectical Behavior Therapy
8. Dismas Charities in Kentucky, Residential prison-based therapeutic community
9. Elkhorn Treatment Center Montana Department of Corrections
10. Forever Free
11. Girl Scouts Behind/Beyond Bars
12. Helping Women Recover
13. Integrated Programs at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in New York
14. Maryland Correction Institution for Women
15. Moving On
16. Oregon’s WICS Lifeskills Training for Women Offenders
17. Philadelphia Prison System Options, jail based therapeutic community for women
18. Prison Pet Partnership Program
19. Rhode Island Department of Corrections Women’s Facilities Discovery
20. Seeking Safety
21. Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model
22. Voices: Empowerment for Girls
23. Women ARISE, Michigan
24. Washington Corrections Center for Women Residential Parenting Program
25. Washington State Right Living Community (RLC)/Therapeutic Community
You must review a programs for the paper. Your paper should be organized and incorporate visuals (e.g., images, figures) to supplement information as necessary. Be sure that you are referencing appropriately, which means including citations within the narrative and a reference page in APA format at the end! Your paper must include the following faces:
An overview of the intervention program being reviewed (i.e., the name of the program, the target population, the target factors, the nature of the intervention).
A review of the facets of coverage in the intervention program, including program modality and topics.
Consideration of the intervention outcomes (e.g. success, rates of recidivism, attrition)
A discussion of how and why the program is considered gender responsive/gender informed (use the Covington checklist attached here to supplement your coverage of factors).
Actions. – (Assessing Gender-Specificity in Programming: (Bloom, B.E., & Covington, S.S., 1998, Gender-Specific Programming for Female Offenders: What is it and Why is it Important?)
1. Does the program acknowledge and affirm commonalities and respect
differences among and within groups (e.g., race, class, sexual
2. Is the program grounded in theory and it is accurately designed around
statistical data and developmental research that is verifiable and
3. Does the program acknowledge and value the worth of individuals,
regardless of their backgrounds and offense histories?
4. Does the staff reflect the client population in terms of race, ethnicity,
gender, and sexual orientation?
5. Does the program utilize gender-specific assessment tools and
treatment plans and does it match appropriate treatment with the
identified needs of the women and girls it serves?
6. What it the program’s mission, goals, and objectives? Is there
mention of the unique needs of women and interventions specific to
7. Does the program emphasize a relational treatment approach and
encourage the development of growth producing, trusting, and health
8. Does the program begin at the point where the woman is in her life
and proceed in a manner that is sensitive to the pace and direction that
9. Does the program utilize positive female role models and mentors?
10. Does the program address trauma related to physical, sexual and
11. Does the program address chemical dependency within a context of
trauma related to physical, sexual and emotional abuse?
12. Does the program address pregnancy and parenting issues, including
13. Does the program provide for development of skills that may lead to
future employment in both traditional and nontraditional settings?
14. Does the program address issues related to transition to the community
(e.g., safe and affordable housing, aftercare, job training and
placement and childcare)?
15. Does the program offer components such as: individual change (e.g.,
drug treatment); relational change (e.g., dealing with destructive
relationships); and community change (e.g., altering the cultural and
structural contexts surrounding women which may contribute to their
problems or solutions)?
16. Is the program child friendly? Is the environment conducive to
enhancing family relationships? Does it offer services to women and
their children and caregivers?
17. Does the program emphasize the building of support systems (e.g.,
women’s resource networks, childcare networks, transportation, racial,
ethnic and cultural programs and advocacy organizations)?
18. Does the agency provide staff straining in gender-specific and
culturally appropriate issues and service delivery?
Recommendations regarding utilization of this program in the future and any necessary modification or special considerations (e.g., Would you recommend this program if you were working in an agency/facility serving women and why? Are there any modifications that would be necessary to make this program more effective?).
Appropriate citations throughout the paper and a reference page at the end organized in 7th Edition APA format.