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R-476 Revalidation of the Custody Rating Scale for Indigenous Women Offenders (2023) new

R-475 Revalidation of the Custody Rating Scale for Non-Indigenous Women Offenders (2023) new

R-467 Regional Profiles of Canadian In-Custody Women Federal Offenders (2023)

R-458 Quantitative Examination of Program Overrides and Community Outcomes for Women Offenders (2023)

R-452_W Impacts of Indigenous Intervention Centres on Women's Institutional Behaviour (2023)

R-451 Comparing Characteristics, Institutional Adjustment, and Post-Release Success of Security Threat Groups (STGs) (Farrell MacDonald, S., Smeth, A., Cram., & Derkzen, D., 2023) 

R-446_CW Ethnocultural Offenders in Federal Custody: Community Supervision Indicators among Women (2022)

R-446_IW Ethnocultural Offenders in Federal Custody: In-Custody Indicators among Women (2022)

R-443 A Qualitative Study of Ethnocultural Offender Correctional Experiences: Programs, Services, and Community Connections Greco, C., Brown, G.P., Barker, J., et al. (2022)

R-442_E Examination of Gender Diverse Offenders (Farrell MacDonald, Smeth, Cram, Garrel and Derkzen, 2022)

R-442_O Gender Diverse Offenders with a History of Sexual Offending (Farrell MacDonald, Smeth, Cram, Garrel, and Derkzen, 2022)

R-440 Qualitative examination of overrides for correctional programming for women offenders (Smeth, A., Derkzen, D., Cram, S., & Ridha, T., 2023)

R-431 The Adjustment of the Security Reclassification Scale for Women (SRSW): Elimination of Administrative Segregation (Wardrop, 2019)

R-422 Examining Change in Criminogenic Need Levels Associated with Correctional Program Participation among Federally Sentenced Women (Wardrop, and Pardoel, 2018)

R-420 Prevalence of mental disorder among federal women offenders: Intake and in-custody (Brown, Barker, McMillan, Norman, Derkzen, Stewart, and Wardrop, 2018)

R-418 Risk Factors Related to the Initial Security Classification of Women Offenders: A Literature Review (Wanamaker, 2018)

R-417 Typologies of Sexual Offending of Federally-Sentenced Women: A Validation Study (Wanamaker, Derkzen, and De Moor, 2018)

R-416 Women Who Sexually Offend: A Profile and Program Outcome Study (Wanamaker, Derkzen, De Moor, and Wardrop, 2018)

R-413 Women Offender Assessment: Can Gender-Informed Variables Improve Prediction? (Derkzen, Wardrop, and Wanamaker, 2019)

R-412 An Assessment of the Reliability and Validity of the Security Reclassification Scale for Women (SRSW) (Thompson, and Wardrop, 2018)

R-406 National Prevalence of Mental Disorders among Federally Sentenced Women Offenders: In Custody Sample (Brown, Barker, McMillan, Norman, Derkzen, and Stewart, 2018)

R-400 Can calculated ratings improve the Dynamic Factors Identification and Analysis: Revised? (Wilton, Stewart, and Motiuk, 2017)

R-395_w Women Offenders: Major Findings from the DFIA-R Research Studies(Stewart, Wardrop, Wilton, Thompson, Derkzen, and Motiuk, 2017)

R-395 Reliability and Validity of the Dynamic Factors Identification and Analysis - Revised (Stewart, Wardrop, Wilton, Thompson, Derkzen, and Motiuk, 2017)

R-394 Minimum Security Women: A Profile (Wardrop, Thompson, and Derkzen, 2018)

R-392 Suicide Risk Assessment Instruments: A Review of Current Literature (Brown, Hoffman, Neufeld, and Mrozewski, 2017)

R-391 Assessment of the Aboriginal Women Offender Correctional Programs (AWOCP): Outcomes (Derkzen, Harris, and Wardrop, 2017)

R-386 A Review of the Women Offender Risk/Need Research: In Search of Gender-Neutral, Women Salient and Women-Specific Risk Factors (Brown, 2017)

R-385 An Assessment of the Women-Centred Training Orientation Program (WCTOP) (Nolan, Harris, and Derkzen, 2017)

R-374 Assessment of Women Offender Correctional Programming (WOCP) Outcomes (2015)

R-371 Buffalo Sage Wellness House (BSWH) Section 81 Healing Lodge Process Review (Pilon, Jewell, Wormith, and Laboucane-Benson, 2015)

R-369 The Additive Effects of Participation in Multiple Correctional Interventions and Services for Federally Sentenced Women (Wilton and Stewart, 2015)

R-367 Intellectual Deficits among Incoming Federally Sentenced Men and Women Offenders: Prevalence, Profiles, Outcomes(Stewart, Wilton, Kelly, Nolan, and Talisman, 2016)

R-358 Women Offenders, Substance Use, and Behaviour (Farrell-MacDonald, Gobeil, Biro, Ritchie, and Curno, 2015)

R-354 Temporary Absences Reduce Unemployment and Returns to Custody for Women Offenders (Helmus and Ternes, 2015)

R-346 Assessing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Women Offenders (Forrester, Davis, Moser, MacPherson, Gobeil and Chudley, 2015)

R-342 Aboriginal Women: An Overview of the Correctional Process from Admission to Warrant Expiry (Thompson and Gobeil, 2015)

R-341 Aboriginal Women: Profile and Changing Population (Beaudette, Cheverie and Gobeil, 2014)

R-338 The Needs of Women Offenders under Community Supervision (Thompson, Lutfy, Derkzen and Bertrand, 2015)

R-334 Women who Sexually Offend: An Assessment of the Descriptive Model of Female Sexual Offending (Lufty and Derkzen, 2014)

R-333 Exposure to Trauma among Women Offenders: A Review of the Literature (Tam and Derkzen, 2014)

R-332 Self-Reported Physical Health Status of Incoming Federally-Sentenced Women Offenders (Nolan and Stewart, 2014)

R-330 Assessment of the Women's Violence Prevention Program (Rubenfeld, Trinneer, Derkzen and Allenby, 2014)

R-329 Gender Differences in Disciplinary Sanctions within the Canadian Federal Offender Population (Harris and Thompson, 2014)

R-325 Developing the Risk of Administrative Segregation Tool (RAST) to Predict Admissions to Segregation (Helmus, Johnson and Harris, 2014)

R-320 A Profile of Women in Segregation (Thompson and Rubenfeld, 2013)

R-312 Examining Gender Differences in Institutional Offences (Harris, Blanchette and Brown, 2014)

R-311 Community Services for Women under Supervision (Thompson, Trinneer, McConnell, Derkzen and Rubenfeld, 2014)

R-307 Characteristics of Women Participants in the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP) (MacSwain, Cheverie, Farrell MacDonald and Johnson, 2014)

R-305 Therapeutic Alliance and Offender-Staff Relations in Women's Corrections (Harris, Taylor, Brown and Booth, 2014)

R-289 An Examination of a Reweighted Custody Rating Scale for Women (Rubenfeld, 2014)

R-288 Evidence-Based Review of Gender-Matching in Psychotherapy to Inform Best Practices in Cross-Gender Facilitation of Women Offender's Correctional Programming (Franklin, Rector and Trinneer, 2014)

R-287 A Profile of Women under Community Supervision (McConnell, Rubenfeld, Thompson and Gobeil, 2014)

R-286 Security Reclassification Scale (SRSW) for Shorter Review Periods among Federal Women Offenders (Thompson, McConnell and Paquin-Marseille, 2013)

R-280 Preliminary Development of a Dynamic Risk Assessment Tool for Women Offenders: An Examination of Gender Neutral and Gender Specific Variables (Zakaria, Allenby, Derkzen and Jones, 2013)

R-279 Effective Correctional Programs for Women Offenders (Booth, 2012)

R-275 Older incarcerated women offenders: Social support and health needs (Michel, Gobeil and McConnell, 2012)

R-274 A Profile of Women Who Sexually Offend (Allenby, Taylor, Cossette, and Fortin, 2012)

R-273 Revalidation of the Custody Rating Scale for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Women Offenders (Barnum and Gobeil, 2012)

R-272 Women Gang Inmates (Scott, 2012)

R-267 Mental health needs of federal women offenders (Derkzen, Booth, McConnell and Taylor, 2012)

R-251 A Descriptive Analysis of Self-injurious Behaviour in Federally Sentenced Women (Power and Usher, 2011)

R-249 Self-Injurious Behaviour in Federally Sentenced Women: An Archival Study (Power and Usher, 2011)

R-245 Correlates and Trajectories to Self-Injurious Behaviour in Federally Sentenced Women (Power and Usher, 2011)

R-241 Dialectical Behaviour Therapy within a Women's Structured Living Environment (Blanchette, Flight, Verbrugge, Gobeil and Taylor, 2011)

R-238 Summary of the 2007 National Inmate Infectious Diseases and Risk-Behaviours Survey for Women (Thompson, Zakaria and Grant, 2011)

R-230 Initial Results of the Computerized Mental Health Intake Screening System (CoMHISS) for Federally Sentenced Women (Archambault, Stewart, Wilton and Cousineau, 2010)

R-229 A Descriptive Profile of Older Women Offenders (Greiner and Allenby, 2010)

R-225 A Qualitative Study of Self-Injurious Behaviour in Women Offenders (Power and Usher, 2010)

R-222 Twenty years later: Revisiting the Task Force on Federally Sentenced Women (Barrett, Allenby, Taylor, 2010)

R-222b Spotlight on Results of "Twenty Years Later: Revisiting the Task Force on Federally Sentenced Women"

B-51 Assessment of the Aboriginal Women's Maintenance Program (Derkzen and Allenby, 2012)

ERR-23-11 Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge: Resident, Elder, and Staff Experiences (2023) new

ERR-23-10 Eagle Women's Lodge: Resident and Staff Experiences (2023) new

ERR-23-09 Buffalo Sage Wellness House: Resident, Elder, and Staff Experiences (2023) new

ERR-16-23 Rates of current mental disorders among women offenders in custody in CSC (2017)

ERR-14-09 Assessment of Women Offender Correctional Programs (2015)

ERR-14-07 Social Histories of Aboriginal Women Offenders (2014)

ERR-14-06 Preliminary Assessment of the Women's Modular Intervention Program (2014)

ERR-14-05 Self-Reported Physical Health Status of Incoming Federally-Sentenced Women Offenders: Comparison to Men Offenders (2014)

ERR-14-04 Women Offenders' Community Employment and Employability (2014)

ERR-12-02 Characteristics of Women Participants in the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP) (2012)

ERR-10-01 Preliminary Results from the Women's Self-Injurious Behaviour Study (2010)

RIB-23-32 Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies among Federally Incarcerated Women (2023) new

RIB-23-20 Indigenous and non-Indigenous Women Offenders' Substance Use over Time: 2010 to 2021 (2023)

RIB-23-19 Women Offenders' Substance Use over Time: 2010 to 2021 (2023)

RIB-23-18 Substance Use Patterns of Women Offenders across Ethnocultural Groups (2023)

RIB-23-17 Women Offenders' Substance Use Patterns across Regions (2023)

RIB-22-14 Pandemic Era Impacts on Conditional Release Outcomes (2022)

RIB-22-13 Pandemic Era Impacts on Federal Day Parole Releases Outcomes (2022)

RIB-22-11 Pandemic Era Impacts on the Federal Custody Population Profile: Indigenous Women (2022)

RIB-22-09 Pandemic Era Impacts on the Federal Custody Population Profile: Women (2022)

RIB-22-07 Pandemic Era Impacts on Federal Releases (2022)

RIB-22-06 Pandemic Era Impacts on Federal Admissions (2022)

RIB-22-01 Section 84 Releases among Indigenous Offenders Released from Women's Sites (2023)

RIB-21-26 Women Admissions to Federal Custody: 1995-96 to 2020-21 (2022)

RIB-21-25 Basic Needs for Safe Reintegration: Financial and Housing Stability(2022)

RIB-21-23 Federal Women Offenders' Involvement in Security Threat Groups (STGs) (2022)

RIB-21-19 Comparing Federal Women Admissions and Custody Profiles: 2020-21 (2022)

RIB-21-18 Federal Custody Turnover Rates: 2018-19 to 2020-21(2022)

RIB-21-16 Women Offenders' Pathways to Security Threat Group Affiliation (2023)

RIB-21-15 Indigenous Gender Diverse Offenders (2022)

RIB-21-14 Intimate Partner Violence among Offenders in Federal Custody (2021)

RIB-21-13 Characteristics of Federal Offenders in Structured Intervention Units, the Mainstream Population and Administrative Segregation (2021)

RIB-21-11 Changing Population of Women in Federal Custody: 2015 to 2020 (2021)

RIB-21-09 Age Structure of Women in Federal Custody: 2009-10 and 2019-20 (2021)

RIB-21-08 Federal Offenders Serving Life Sentences: 2015-16 to 2019-20 (2021)

RIB-21-06 Initial Custody Placements of Federally Sentenced Women: 2010 to 2020 (2021)

RIB-21-05 Major Offence and Sentences of Federal Offenders in Custody: 2020 (2021)

RIB-21-04 Identified Needs of Federal Offenders in Custody: 2020 (2021)

RIB-19-13 Proportion of Crimes Associated with Substance Use (2021)

RIB-19-09 Comparison of Women Offenders Who Use Opioids versus Other Types of Substances (2019)

RIB-19-08 Substance Use Patterns of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Women Offenders (2019)

RIB-19-06 Federally Sentenced Men and Women in Custody: 2013 to 2018 (2019)

RIB-19-01 The Impact of Post-Program Change in Criminogenic Need on Returns to Federal Custody Among Federally Sentenced Women (2019)

RIB-18-11 Conditions of Release for Federal Women Offenders (2018)

RIB-18-07 Exploring the Shift in the Federal Women Offender Distribution (2018)

RIB-18-03 Women Convicted of Fraud-Related Offences: A Profile (2018)

RIB-15-01 Substance Use and Behaviour: The Role of Gender (2015)

RIB-14-45 Regional Comparisons of Men and Women Offenders Substance Use (2015)

RIB-14-44 Comparing Lifetime Substance Use Patterns of Men and Women Offenders (2015)

RIB-14-42 Participant Feedback on the Effectiveness of Women Offender Correctional Programs (2015)

RIB-14-41 Facilitator Feedback on the Effectiveness of Women Offender Correctional Programs (2015)

RS-14-30 Gender Differences in the Factors Related to Non-engagement (2014)

RS-14-28 Substance Use during Pregnancy among Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-26 Comparing Substance Use Patterns of Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-24 Lifetime Substance Use Patterns of Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-20 Finding Their Way: Conditions for Successful Reintegration Among Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-11 Short Sentences among Federally Sentenced Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-09 Approaches to Supervising Women Offenders in the Community (2014)

RS-14-08 Reintegration Challenges Facing Women Offenders (2014)

RS-14-07 Women Offenders' Access to Community Maintenance Programs (2014)

RS-14-06 Aboriginal Women Offenders' Use of Aboriginal-specific Staff for Reintegration Purposes (2014)

RS-14-03 Older Women Offenders (2014)

RS-12-09 Comparing the Mental Health Treatment and Abuse Histories of Men and Women Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP) Participants (2012)

RS-12-05 A Re-Validation of the Security Reclassification Scale (SRSW) Among Federal Women Offenders for a Period of at Least Six Months (2012)

RS-11-04 Pawsitive Directions Canine Program (PDCP): Nova Institution for Women (2011)

RS-10-03 A Profile Comparison of Federally Sentenced Women 1991 to 2010 (2010)

RS-10-01 An Examination of the Circles of Change Program (2010)

Archive

R204 Profile of Federally Sentenced Women Drug Offenders (Gobeil, 2009)

R202 Women Offender Substance Abuse Programming and Community Reintegration (Matheson, Doherty and Grant, 2009)

R201 Staying Out: Women's Perceptions of Challenges and Protective Factors in Community Reintegration (Gobeil, 2008)

R198 Women and Violence: Theory, Risk, and Treatment Implications (Bottos, 2008

R197 Secure Units for Women Offenders: An Examination of Impacts (Gobeil, Taylor and Flight, 2008)

R192 Rates of Recidivism for Women Offenders (Gobeil and Barrett, 2008)

R191 Revalidation of the Security Reclassification Scale for Women (SRSW) (Gobeil, 2008)

R190 Women Offenders' Institutional Behaviour: The Impact of Correctional Environment (Gobeil, Blanchette and Barrett, 2008)

R171 The Women Offender Substance Abuse Programming: Interim Research Report (Grant, Furlong, Hume, White and Doherty, 2008)

R175 A Profile of Female Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Treatment (Gabora, Stewart, Lilley and Allegri, 2007)

R180 An Evaluation of the Spirit of a Warrior Program for Women Offenders (Bell and Flight, 2006)

R169 A Review of the Recidivism Rates of Adult Female Sexual Offenders (Cortoni and Hanson, 2005)

R167 Development and Field-Test of a Gender-Informed Security Reclassification Scale for Women Offenders (Blanchette and Taylor, 2005)

R166 Employment Needs, Interests, and Programming for Women Offenders (Delveaux, Blanchette and Wickett, 2005)

R163 Evaluation of Psychosocial Rehabilitation within the Women's Structured Living Environments (Sly and Taylor, 2005)

R158 Federally Sentenced Women in Administrative Segregation: A Descriptive Analysis (Wichmann and Taylor, 2004)

R156 A Needs Assessment of Federal Aboriginal Women Offenders (Bell, Trevethan and Allegri, 2004)

R145 Preliminary Evaluation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy within a Women's Structured Living Environment (Sly and Taylor, 2003)

R143 Hostage-Taking Incidents Involving Women Inmates: A Profile and Exploratory Investigation (Taylor and Flight, 2003)

R138 A Profile of Women Gang Members in Canada (Mackenzie and Johnson, 2003)

R133 Predictors of Revocation of Conditional Release among Substance Abusing Women Offenders (Verbrugge, Nunes, Johnson and Taylor, 2002)

R131 Canadian Federal Women Offender Profiles: Trends from 1981 to 2002 (Sinclair and Boe, 2002)

R128 Results of an Evaluation of the Intensive Treatment Program at Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women Offenders (Irving, Taylor and Blanchette, 2002)

R127 The Custody Rating Scale, Initial Security Level Placement, and Women Offenders (Blanchette, Verbrugge and Wichmann, 2002)

R126 The Statistical Information on Recidivism - Revised 1 (SIR-R1) Scale : A Psychometric Examination (Nafekh and Motiuk, 2002)

R108 Results of an Evaluation of the Pawsitive Directions Canine Program at Nova Institution for Women (Taylor and Blanchette, 2001)

R99 Canadian Federally Incarcerated Adult Women Profiles Trends from 1981 to 1998 (Dell, Sinclair and Boe, 2001)

R98 An Investigation into the Factors leading to Increased Security Classification of Women Offenders (Irving and Wichmann, 2001)

R97 The Application of the community Intervention Scale to Women Offenders: Preliminary Findings (Dowden, Serin and Blanchette, 2001)

R94 An Examination of Aboriginal and Caucasian Women Offender Risk and Needs Factors (Dell and Boe, 2000)

R93 Federal Imprisonment Trends for Women 1994-95 to 1998-99 (Boe, Olah and Cousineau, 2000)

R88 Results of an Evaluation of the Peer support Program at Joliette Institution for Women (Syed and Blanchette, 2000)

R87 Results of an Evaluation of the Peer Support Program at Nova Institution for Women (Delveaux and Blanchette, 2000)

R86 Results of an Evaluation of the Peer Support Program at Grand Valley Institution for Women (Syed and Blanchette, 2000)

R81 An Investigation into the Characteristics of Substance-Abusing Women Offenders: Risk, Need and Post-Release Outcome (Dowden and Blanchette, 1999)

R80 Female Young Offenders in Canada: Revised Edition (Dell and Boe, 1998)

R73 Results of a Pilot Study of the Peer Support Program for Women Offenders (Blanchette and Eljdupovic-Guzina, 1998)

R58 Risk and Need Among Federally Sentenced Female Offenders: A Comparison of Minimum, Medium and Maximum Security Inmates (Blanchette, 1997)

R55 An Examination of Medium-and Maximum-Security Federally-Sentenced Female Offenders (Blanchette, 1997)

R53 Maximum-Security Female and Male Federal Offenders: A Comparison (Blanchette and Motiuk, 1997)

R46 Female Offenders With and Without Major Mental Health Problems: A Comparative Investigation (Blanchette and Motiuk, 1996)

ERR-09-02 Preliminary Assessment of the Social Integration Program for Women Offenders (2009)

B21 Adult Female Offenders in Canada: Recent Trends (1998) See Brief (B) disclaimer

B18 Female Young Offenders in Canada : Recent Trends (1997) See Brief (B) disclaimer

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