ERIC Number: EJ663329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Mitigating the Ill Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Women in Prison and Their Children.
Luke, Katherine P.
Child Welfare, v81 n6 p929-48 Nov-Dec 2002
Discusses the incidence and impact of maternal incarceration, analyzes one Minnesota prison's attempt to provide programs to support inmate mothers and their children, and offers policy and program recommendations. Describes the Shakopee women's prison overnight visiting program for children 11 years and younger, and a parent support program for parents of teenagers. Proposes changes in current Minnesota child welfare policy and a formal evaluation of the parenting programs at Shakopee. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Minnesota