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Levels of 34 What are readiness factors? 3 Potential moderators of the effects of affective readiness factors. Factor Description Gender and gender role stereotypes Men and women may differ in display rules and in the influence of social contexts on emotional expression, such as the gender of other people in the immediate environment. This may have implications for emotional responsivity in male offenders in therapeutic groups. Male violent offenders may be low in emotional responsivity by virtue, in part, of their male gender and ensuing gender-role expectations.

3 Potential moderators of the effects of affective readiness factors. Factor Description Gender and gender role stereotypes Men and women may differ in display rules and in the influence of social contexts on emotional expression, such as the gender of other people in the immediate environment. This may have implications for emotional responsivity in male offenders in therapeutic groups. Male violent offenders may be low in emotional responsivity by virtue, in part, of their male gender and ensuing gender-role expectations.

It may be, for example, that pre-treatment levels of distress will only be a significant engagement factor when certain attributions are made about the causes of that distress. Given that most offender rehabilitation programmes target medium to high-risk offenders, and given the high weighting of previous 32 What are readiness factors? offences in most methods of assessing risk, the great majority of offenders being assessed for programmes will have established histories of offending. The conferral of the status ‘offender’ for these participants will be long-standing.

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