Young Children of Jailed Parents

As a joint project between Dr. Julie Poehlmann (UW-Madison), Beverlee Baker (Racine County), Sue Nagelkerk (Sauk County), and state program specialist, Mary Huser, this project has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant.

Purpose: This research will help us understand young children with jailed parents. These children are a growing but understudied population.

Our learning from this project will be critical to:

  • developing resources that can help support children with jailed parents, and
  • helping design supportive procedures when children visit jails.

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