Parent in prison: How to protect the well-being of the child
- January 19, 2017
- Kristen Turney, sociology, in U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 19, 2017
“We know from research that children who experience incarceration of a parent have
more behavioral problems, more mental health problems, more problems in school with
their academic achievement and more health problems as well,” says Kristin Turney,
an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, who’s
studied the impact of parent incarceration on children.
For the full story, please visit http://health.usnews.com/wellness/family/articles/2017-01-19/parent-in-prison-how-to-protect-the-well-being-of-the-child.
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