Reframing the Needs of Women in Prison: A Relational and Diversity Perspective
Year Published: 1996
Authors: Kathleen M. Duff, Cynthia Garcia Coll, Ph.D.
The Women in Prison project initiated the development of an integrated relational and diversity approach to the care and treatment of women in prison and after release. The project consisted of four phases: prison administration and staff were introduced to the work of the Stone Center; women in prison were interviewed to assess their needs and relational profiles; a framework for training, based on relational and diversity theory was developed. The training was piloted with and evaluated by prison administrators, line staff, and prisoners.