Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2013). Adverse childhood experiences study. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/ace/about.htm
Federal Interagency Task Force for Drug Endangered Children. (2010). Drug endangered children. Retrieved from https://www.justice.gov/archives/dec
Finkelhor, D., Turner, H., Ormrod, R., Hamby, S., & Kracke, K. (2009). Children’s exposure to violence: A comprehensive national survey (Bulletin). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Retrieved from https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/227744.pdf (PDF, 12 pages)
General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (2011).The effects of parental incarceration on children: Needs and responsive services. Retrieved from http://jsg.legis.state.pa.us/resources/documents/ftp/documents/children%20of%20incarcerated%20parents.pdf (PDF, 152 pages)
La Vigne, N., Davies, E., & Brazzell, D. (2008). Broken bonds: Understanding and addressing the needs of children with incarcerated parents. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. Retrieved from http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/411616_incarcerated_parents.pdf (PDF, 21 pages)
Phillips, S. D., & Gleeson, J. P. (2007). What we know now that we didn’t know then about the criminal justice system’s involvement in families with whom child welfare agencies have contact. Retrieved from http://www.f2f.ca.gov/res/pdf/WhatWeKnowNow.pdf (PDF, 7 pages)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2014). SAMHSA's concept of trauma and guidance for a trauma-informed approach. Retrieved from https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14-4884.pdf
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). (2011). Child welfare: More information and collaboration could promote ties between foster care children and their incarcerated parents. Retrieved from http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-863
» Learn more about Children of Incarcerated Parents at youth.gov/COIP.
» Join the Children of Incarcerated Parents listserv.