Children of Incarcerated Parents

Children of Incarcerated Parents

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qThis important book covers developmental outcomes of children in this predicament, parenting from prison, and family reunification. It is filled with research findings and addresses clinical issues as well. Many children are affected by a parent in the criminal justice system, and this book is sorely needed. The editors and contributors have produced a wonderful resource.q Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's This book serves as a comprehensive source for understanding and intervening with children of incarcerated parents. The text examines the daunting clinical implications inherent in trauma throughout development, as well as social and political roles in ameliorating intergenerational delinquency. It conceptualizes the problem by using an ecological framework that is focused on the experience of the child. Children of Incarcerated Parents addresses developmental and clinical issues experienced throughout the trajectory of childhood and adolescence with a focus on interventions and social policies to improve outcomes for this under-studied group. The chapters explore individual, community, and national levels of policy, programming, and legislation.Yvette R. Harris, PhD, an associate professor of psychology at Miami University, received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Florida with a specialization in cognitive development. For the past 17 years her research has focused onanbsp;...

Title:Children of Incarcerated Parents
Author:Yvette R. Harris, PhD, James A. Graham, PhD
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2010-03-29


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