Articles and Publications

With S. Krammer, Y. Linder, M. Peper and D. Klecha. "Trauma and mental health in respect of detained women in Switzerland." (September 2015). Swiss Journal of Criminology, ISSN 1660-2501. Bern, Switzerland.

"Beyond Violence: Women in Prison Find Meaning, Hope, and Healing." (Fall 2015). Trauma Matters. Connecticut Women’s Consortium and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in support of the Connecticut Trauma Initiative

Becoming Trauma Informed: A Core Element in Women’s Treatment.” (August 2015). Counselor Magazine. Deerfield Beach, Florida.

"Creating gender-responsive and trauma-informed services for women in the justice system.”  Magistrate, October/November 2014, Volume 70, Number 5, Pgs 2-3.  The Magistrates' Association:  London, United Kingdom.

Chapter IV: Understanding and Applying Gender Differences in Recovery.Dawn Drug Alcohol Woman Network: Promoting a Gender-Responsive Approach to Drug Addiction (a Collection of Good Practices). Turin, Italy: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), December 2013.

Curricula to Support Trauma-Informed Practice with Women.” In N. Poole, & L. Greaves (eds). Becoming Trauma Informed. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 2012.

“Women and Addiction: A Trauma-Informed Approach.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, SARC Supplement 5, November 2008, 377-385.

With C. Burke, S. Keaton, and C. Norcott. “Evaluation of a Trauma-Informed and Gender-Responsive Intervention for Women in Drug Treatment.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Supplement 5, November 2008, 387-398.

With Bloom. “Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Women Offenders.” In R. Gido and L. Dalley eds, Women’s Mental Health Issues Across the Criminal Justice System. Columbus, OH: Prentice Hall, 2008.

“The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System." In Ruth T. Zaplin, ed., Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions, 2nd Edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007.

“Women and the Criminal Justice System.” Editor’s commentary. Women’s Health Issues, 17(4), 2007.

“Working with Substance Abusing Mothers: A Trauma-Informed, Gender-Responsive Approach.” The Source. 17 (1), 2007, 1-6.

With B. Bloom. “Gender Responsive Treatment Services in Correctional Settings.” In E. Leeder, ed., Inside and Out: Women, Prison, and Therapy. Haworth Press, 2006. Also published as Women and Therapy, Vol. 29, Nos. 3/4.

With B. Bloom, "Creating Gender-Responsive Services in Correctional Settings: Context and Considerations." Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2004.

"A Woman's Journey Home: Challenges for Female Offenders."
In J. Travis and M. Waul, eds., Prisoners Once Removed. Washington, DC.: The Urban Institute, 2003.

With B. Bloom. "Gendered Justice: Women in the Criminal Justice System."
In B. Bloom, ed., Gendered Justice: Addressing Female Offenders. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2003.

"Helping Women Recover: Creating Gender-Responsive Treatment."
In L. Straussner and S. Brown, eds., Handbook of Women's Addictions Treatment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

With B. Bloom. "Effective Gender-Responsive Interventions in Juvenile Justice: Addressing the Lives of Delinquent Girls."
Paper presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA. November 2001.

With J. Surrey."The Relational Model of Women's Psychological Development: Implications for Substance Abuse."
Work in Progress, no. 91. Wellesley, Mass.: Stone Center, Working Paper Series, 2000. Also published in Sharon and Richard Wilsnack, eds., Gender and Alcohol: Individual and Social Perspectives. Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies. 1997, 335-351.

"Helping Women Recover: A Comprehensive Integrated Treatment Model"
Alcohol Treatment Quarterly 18 (3) (2000): 99-111.

"Helping Women Recover: Creating Gender-Specific Treatment For Substance-Abusing Women and Girls in Community Correctional Settings."
In M. McMahon, ed., Assessment to Assistance: Programs for Women in Community Corrections. Latham, Md.: American Correctional Association, 2000, 171-233.

With B. Bloom."Gendered Justice: Programming for Women in Correctional Settings."
Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA., November 2000.

With B. Bloom."Gender-Responsive Programming and Evaluation for Females in the Criminal Justice System: A Shift from What Works? to What is the Work?"
Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology Toronto, Canada, November, 1999.

With B. Bloom."Gender-Specific Programming for Female Offenders: What is it and Why is it Important?"
Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, November, 1998.

"The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System."
Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C., November 1998.

"Women in Prison: Approaches in the Treatment of Our Most Invisible Population."
Haworth Press, Women and Therapy Journal 21 (1), (1998): 141-155.

"Women, Addiction, and Sexuality."
In L. Straussner and E. Zelvin, Eds., Gender Issues in Addiction: Men and Women in Treatment, Jason Aronson. 1997.

Beyond Anger and Violence: A Program for Women. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014.

Beyond Violence: A Prevention Program for Criminal Justice-Involved Women. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013.

With E. Russo. Healing Trauma: Strategies for Abused Women CD-Rom, Facilitator¹s Guide and Workbook in English and Spanish. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2011.

With D. Griffin and R. Dauer. Helping Men Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction (with a special edition for the criminal justice system). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.

A Woman's Way through The Twelve Steps, Facilitator's Guide and DVD. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2009.

“Women and Addiction: A Trauma-Informed Approach.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, SARC Supplement 5, November 2008, 377-385.

With C. Burke, S. Keaton and C. Norcott, “Evaluation of a Trauma-Informed and Gender-Responsive Intervention for Women in Drug Treatment.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, SARC Supplement 5, November 2008, 387-398.

Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction (with a special edition for the criminal justice system). Revised edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.

With Bloom. “Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Women Offenders.” In R. Gido and L. Dalley, eds., Women’s Mental Health Issues Across the Criminal Justice System. Columbus, OH: Prentice Hall, 2008.

Women and Addiction: A Gender-Responsive Approach. Hazelden Clinical Innovators Series. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2007.

“The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System." In Ruth T. Zaplin, ed., Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions, 2nd Edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007.

“Women and the Criminal Justice System.” Editor’s commentary. Women’s Health Issues, 17(4), 2007.

“Working with Substance Abusing Mothers: A Trauma-Informed, Gender-Responsive Approach.” The Source. 17 (1), 2007, 1-6.

With B. Bloom. “Gender Responsive Treatment Services in Correctional Settings.” In E. Leeder, ed., Inside and Out: Women, Prison, and Therapy. Haworth Press, 2006. Also published as Women and Therapy, Vol. 29, Nos. 3/4.

With B. Bloom and B. Owen. “A Summary of Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders. The Gender-Responsive Strategies Project: Approach and Findings.” National Institute of Corrections Bulletin, 2005.

“The Voices Program for Girls: Theoretical Foundations and Program Overview.” Civic Research Institute, Women, Girls & Criminal Justice 6 (1) (December/January, 2005).

“Self-Discovery and Empowerment: The Voices Program for Girls.” Civic Research Institute, Women, Girls & Criminal Justice 5(6) (October/November, 2004).

With B. Bloom. “Creating Gender-Responsive Services in Correctional Settings: Context and Considerations.” Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2004.

Voices: A Program of Self-Discovery and Empowerment for Girls. Carson City, NV: The Change Companies, 2004.

With A. Harrison, M. A. Jessup, & L. M. Najavits. “Weaving the Vision: Research-to-Practice Strategies for Women’s Recovery.” The Counselor, August 2004, Vol. 5, 57-64.

With B. Bloom, & B. Owen. “Women Offenders and Gendered Effects of Public Policy.” Review of Policy Research 21(1) (2004): 31-48.

Beyond Trauma: A Healing Journey for Women. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2003.

With B. Bloom. “Gendered Justice: Women in the Criminal Justice System.” In B. Bloom, ed., Gendered Justice: Addressing Female Offenders. North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 2003.

With B. Bloom & B. Owen. “Gender Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders.” Report prepared for the National Institute of Corrections, 2003.

“A Woman’s Journey Home: Challenges for Female Offenders.” In J. Travis and M. Waul, eds., Prisoners Once Removed. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute, 2003.

“The Journey Home: Challenges for Women Released from Prison.” Civic Research Institute, Women, Girls and Criminal Justice 4(4) (June/July, 2003).

Women in Recovery: Understanding Addiction. Carson City, NV: The Change Companies, 2002.

Mujeres en Recuperacion: Entendiendo la Adiccion. Carson City, NV: The Change Companies, 2002.

“Helping Women Recover: Creating Gender-Responsive Treatment.” In L. Straussner and S. Brown, eds., Handbook of Women’s Addictions Treatment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

With B. Bloom & B. Owen. “A Theoretical Basis for Gender-Responsive Strategies in Criminal Justice.” Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 2002.

With B. Bloom. “Effective Gender-Responsive Interventions in Juvenile Justice: Addressing the Lives of Delinquent Girls.” Paper presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, Ga., November 2001.

“Creating Gender-Responsive Programs: The Next Step for Women’s Services.” Corrections Today, February 2001.

With B. Bloom. “Gendered Justice: Programming for Women in Corrections Settings.” Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, Calif., November 2000.

With J. Surrey. "The Relational Model of Women's Psychological Development: Implications for Substance Abuse." Work in Progress, no. 91. Wellesley, Mass.: Stone Center, Working Paper Series, 2000.

A Woman’s Way through the Twelve Steps Workbook. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2000.

“Helping Women Recover: A Comprehensive Integrated Treatment Model.” Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 18(3) (2000): 99-111.

Awakening Your Sexuality: A Guide for Recovering Women. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2000.

“Helping Women Recover: Creating Gender-Specific Treatment for Substance- Abusing Women and Girls in Community Corrections." In M. McMahon, ed., Assessment to Assistance: Programs for Women in Community Corrections. Latham, Md.: American Correctional Association, 2000, 171-233.

“Creating Gender-Specific Treatment for Substance-Abusing Women and Girls in Community Correctional Settings.” Civic Research Institute, Offender Programs Report 3(3) (September/October 1999).

“Facilitating the Helping Women Recover Program.” Civic Research Institute, Offender Programs Report 3(4) (November/December 1999).

Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction (with a special edition for the criminal justice system). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

With B. Bloom. “Gender-Responsive Programming and Evaluation for Women in the Criminal Justice System: A Shift from What Works? to What Is the Work?” Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Canada, November 1999.

With B. Bloom. “Gender-Specific Programming for Female Offenders: What Is It and Why Is It Important?” Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C., November 1998.

“The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System." Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C., November 1998.

“The Relational Theory of Women’s Psychological Development: Implications for the Criminal Justice System." In Ruth T. Zaplin, ed., Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Books, 1998.

“Women in Prison: Approaches in the Treatment of Our Most Invisible Population." Haworth Press, Women and Therapy Journal 21(1) (1998): 141-155.

With J. Surrey. “The Relational Model of Women's Psychological Development: Implications for Substance Abuse.” In Sharon and Richard Wilsnack, eds., Gender and Alcohol: Individual and Social Perspectives. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, 1997, 335-351.

“Women, Addiction, and Sexuality.” In L. Straussner and E. Zelvin, eds., Gender Issues in Addiction: Men and Women in Treatment. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1997.

“Women, Sex, and Recovery.” Professional Counselor, April 1997, 27-30.

A Woman's Way through the Twelve Steps. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1994.

"Sexuality and Women in Recovery." Association for Humanistic Psychology, AHP Perspectives, July/August 1993, 18-19.

"Alcohol, Addiction and Sexual Dysfunction." In Edith Freeman, ed., Substance Abuse Treatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1993.

"Sexuality and Women in Recovery." The Counselor, November/December 1991, 16-18.

"Sororities of Helping and Healing: Women and Mutual Help Groups." In Paula Roth, ed., Alcohol and Drugs are Women's Issues. Metuchan, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1991

With L. Beckett. Leaving the Enchanted Forest: The Path from Relationship Addiction to Intimacy. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1988.

"Alcohol and Female Sexuality." Alcoholism and Addiction, May/June 1987.

"Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Abuse: Facing the Clinical Challenges of Women Alcoholics." Focus on Family and Chemical Dependency, May/June1986.

"Misconceptions about Women's Sexuality: Understanding the Influence on Alcoholism." Focus on Family and Chemical Dependency, March/April 1986.

With A. Clark. "Women, Drinking, and the Workplace: Part II." The ALMACAN, February 1986.

With A. Clark. "Women, Drinking, and the Workplace: Part I." The ALMACAN, January 1986.

"Alcohol and Family Violence." In Proceedings of the 34th International Congress on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Calgary, Canada, 1985.

"Sexuality and the Chemically Dependent Woman." The 31st International Institute on the Proceedings, Prevention and Treatment of Alcoholism, Rome, Italy, 1985.

"Nutritional Factors Affecting Alcoholism." Anabolism, Winter 1985.

With J. Kohen. "Women, Alcohol, & Sexuality." Advances in Alcohol and Substance Abuse 4 (1) (Fall 1984).

"Treatment for Women." In Proceedings of the 30th International Institute on the Prevention and Treatment of Alcoholism, Athens, Greece, 1984.

"Sex and Alcohol: What Do Women Tell Us?" In Proceedings of the 33rd International Congress on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Tangiers, Morocco, 1982.

"Sexual Experience, Dysfunction, and Abuse: A Descriptive Study of Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Women." Dissertation. Ann Arbor, Mich: University Microfilms, 1982.

Covington, S. (2010). La Mujer Y Su Practica de los Doce Pasos. Center City, MN: Hazelden. (book).

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