Prepare an essay of 1,000-1,250 words,
- Determine why studies indicate there is a higher level of mental illness in female offenders, including what factors are most significant in the higher rates of mental illness.
- Describe treatment plans that exist for a female offender that may be uniquely suited to the female incarceration experience.
- Discuss how a psychologist or other mental health professionals can foster positive mother/child relationships when a mother is incarcerated.
- Identify appropriate methods for reintegrating female offenders, including how female offenders can be prepared for reintegration with their families and work life.
Provide three to five peer-reviewed resources to support your explanations.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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