Kristin Turney

Children of incarcerated parents are exposed to nearly five times as many adverse experiences — such as abuse, neglect, mental illness and substance abuse — compared to those whose parents are not locked up, according to a study supported by the Foundation for Child Development. Research conducted by Kristin Turney, a [Dean’s] Professor at the University of California, Irvine, found the danger is greatest among kids younger than six.

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