Textbook Notes (368,588)
Canada (161,988)
Psychology (2,981)
PSY100H1 (1,831)
Chapter 11

PSYC39 - Psych and the Law - Chapter 11: Women Offenders

2 Pages
102 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100H1
Professor
David Nussbaum
Semester
Fall

Description
Chapter 11: Women Offenders  Risk-assessment tools (gender-neutral) o Level of Service/Case Management Inventory o Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory o Both measure 8 risk factor domains:  Offence history  Family circumstances/parenting  Education/employment  Peer relationships  Substance abuse  Leisure/rec  Personality or beh  Responsivity o Appears that gender neutral assessments can be used with females  Critics of gender neutral assessments o LS/CMI = invalid for females b/c they fail to take the hypothesized gendered pathway to crime into account o Women offenders classified into 3 groups:  Economically driven/male typical  Gendered pathway  Unclassifiable o Girls = lower risk threshold = more vulnerable to family dysfunction  But opposite is also hypothesized – that boys have lower threshold than girls because
More Less

Related notes for PSY100H1

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit