Children with Incarcerated Parents


Dr. Judy Krysik is an associate professor at and director of the Arizona State University Center for Child Well Being. Her bio can be found at: https://socialwork.asu.edu/content/judy-krysik and the center’s webpage can be located at: https://childwellbeing.asu.edu/CIP  

 

Over 2 million children in the U.S. experience parental incarceration, and parental incarceration is considered an adverse childhood event (ACE) and is linked to being at-risk for a number of issues including mental health issues and poor physical health. Additional information on parental incarceration can be found at the following links:

https://poverty.ucdavis.edu/find/results/parental%20incarceration

https://nrccfi.camden.rutgers.edu/files/nrccfi-fact-sheet-2014.pdf

https://www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/factsheets/pdfs/Factsheet7-Incarceration.pdf

 

Dr. Krysik joins us this episode to talk about this important issue, the center, and her up-coming conference. The Children of Incarcerated Parents National Conference seeks to bring together professionals across a multitude of child well-being disciplines to share information and research across our silos to discuss solutions in reducing the stigma of parental incarceration. The conference will be held April 14-17, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Renaissance Downtown Phoenix Hotel. For more information visit: https://childwellbeing.asu.edu/CIP

 

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