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Jail Tip #2: Take Steps to Be More Trauma Informed, Alyssa Benedict (2 of 8)
Jail Tip #3: Review Discipline Policies and Practices, Alyssa Benedict (3 of 8)
Jail Tip #4: Manage Women's Complex Behaviors, Marilyn Van Dieten (4 of 8)
Jail Tip #5: Use Gender Responsive Assessment Tools, Patricia Van Voorhis (5 of 8)
Jail Tip #6: Assess Women's Healthcare Needs, Patricia Van Voorhis (6 of 8)
Jail Tip #7: Develop Community Partnerships, Kurt Bumby and Georgia Lerner (7 of 8)
Jail Tip #8: Support Women's Successful Transition and Reentry from Jails, Kurt Bumby and Rachelle Ramirez (8 of 8)
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OUT OF PRISON, UNCOVERED, Beth Schwartzapfel and Jay Hancock, The Marshall Project, December 6, 2016.
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