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Research on Women and Girls in the Justice System: Behind the Numbers

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About the Course:

In light of statistics showing that the number of women inmates is increasing faster than those of males, these three studies provide a glimpse behind the numbers. The primary theme calls for redefining justice due to the link between violence against girls and women and their involvement in illegal activity.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Research on Women and Girls in the Justice System: Behind the Numbers created by National Institute of Justice in 0.

Course Material Author

National Institute of Justice

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about women and girls in the justice system. It is appropriate for participants with all levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. identify the link between gender abuse and women’s involvement in illegal activity.

  2. describe a judicial perspective on the sex trade and interventions designed to dismantle the sex trade industry.

  3. become effectively knowledgeable about the role of childhood victimization in the development of female criminal behavior.

  4. increase knowledge of the potential mechanisms in the derailment of girls and women to the criminal justice system.

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Course Retired
Course Number 100602
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.38 out of 5
96 members have taken this course