National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women
The National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women (NRCJIW) is committed to increasing success for women involved in the justice system—providing training and technical assistance and creating resources for justice agencies on evidence-based strategies for women. NRCJIW aims to increase the knowledge and awareness of justice system professionals about the growing body of research and best practices proven to improve women’s justice outcomes. They maintain a comprehensive library of resources, deliver targeted training and technical assistance to state and local justice system professionals, policymakers, and practitioners, develop policy briefs, tools, and other materials to fill significant resource gaps in the field, serve as a clearinghouse for model policies and practical tools and refers practitioners to sources of information and research about justice-involved women and gender-informed practice and subject matter experts. NRCJIW has resources on topics ranging from using restraints with pregnant women to the needs of justice-involved women veterans to working with women who perpetrate violence. Through webinars, they assist justice-involved women on parole, specialized assessment, and women who commit violence. Please contact them directly to know more about National Resource Center on Justice-Involved Women and their services.