RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Julie Poehlmann, a Dorothy O'Brien Professor of the School of Human Ecology and the leading researcher on children of incarcerated parents, and her graduate student team are evaluating Cultural Connections to measure how children represent their experiences over time through bonding in safe spaces, and through self-expression and community engagement. Here is some of her work:

    https://srcd.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/cdep.12392? fbclid=IwAR0WzWzbg29I0lhNEeO9-5Vsebd15MweU29sxDo3M1PCNTzlxUS9_r6sLBE

Center for Healthy Minds: Supporting Kids of Incarcerated Parents  by Dr. Julie Poehlmann-Tynan

Other articles and research: 

 

Left Behind: Who Looks Out for Children When Their Parents Go To Prison, by Pat Dillon

 

Separation and Detention of Parents and Children at the Border: Lessons from Impacts of Parental Incarceration on Children & Families 

 

The Atlantic: "Why Children With Parents in Prison Are Especially Burdened" by Amy Alexander

 

https://youth.gov/youth-topics/children-of-incarcerated-parents