2. Traditional and Gender-Sensitive Treatment for Delinquent Girls

  1. Katherine van Wormer

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch2

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

How to Cite

van Wormer, K. (2010) Traditional and Gender-Sensitive Treatment for Delinquent Girls, in Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470581537

Online ISBN: 9781118265581

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Keywords:

  • juvenile justice system;
  • media attention;
  • rehabilitation;
  • bullying classmates;
  • female adolescent

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What the Statistics Show

  • Profile of the Female Adolescent

  • Profile of the Adolescent Girl at Risk

  • Pathways to Delinquency

  • Children of Incarcerated Women

  • Issue of Race

  • Girls in Custody

  • Gender-Sensitive Programming for Girls

  • General Counseling Strategies

  • Aftercare Services

  • Summary