An assessment of the Women-Centred Training Orientation Program (WCTOP): PS83-3/385E-PDF
"The objective of the WCTOP is to provide staff who work with women offenders an understanding of what it means to be women-centred with women and gain knowledge on the specific needs of women offenders. More specifically, the goals of the training program are to equip staff with an understanding of women offender issues and the principles of Creating Choices, the policies and procedures related to working with women, and the ability to set boundaries and recognize the balance between safety and security and the empowerment and reintegration of women offenders. Although WCTOP is considered to provide valuable information to staff on the specific needs of women offenders, the effectiveness and perceived benefit of the training has yet to be assessed. Accordingly, the current project was an assessment of the 10-day WCTOP. Using participant and facilitator feedback on training, pre- and post-training knowledge questionnaires, and a follow-up knowledge retention and application survey, the current study assessed the training implementation and effectiveness"--Executive summary, p. iii.
|Department/Agency||Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.|
|Title||An assessment of the Women-Centred Training Orientation Program (WCTOP)|
|Series Title||Research report ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
|Electronic Document|| |
Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.
We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.
Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
|Note||Issued also in French under title: Évaluation de la Formation axée sur les femmes – Programme d’orientation (FAFPO). "June 2017."|
|Number of Pages||48 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Correctional institutions, Training, Program assessment|
- Date modified: