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A profile of women in segregation / : Profil des délinquantes placées en isolement

2016

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The current study aims to update our knowledge of the characteristics and experiences of women in segregation, and provides an opportunity to further understand the risk factors that may lead to segregation and the possibility to mitigate these factors to avoid segregation events. [...] Women who have been in segregation were more likely than those who have not been to have a higher level of security, a rating of high static and dynamic risk, higher rates of involvement in institutional incidents and charges, lower rates of successful completion of correctional programs, and have a revocation of a supervision period. [...] Overall, an examination of the demographic and incarceration characteristics, assessments of risk, and the involvement in certain events, programming and correctional outcomes among women who have and have not been in segregation sheds light on potential factors that could be used to minimize the potential for segregation through the development of interventions. [...] This information was extracted for the first sentence in the ten-year period for women who did not have a segregation event and for the first sentence in which a segregation event occurred for women who had been segregated in the ten-year period. [...] The majority of women who had been in segregation were rated as having either high or moderate static risk, whereas the majority of Aboriginal women who had not been in segregation were rated as having moderate or low static risk and low risk in the case of non-Aboriginal women.

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