Incarcerated mothers impact children’s future criminal involvement

Children of incarcerated mothers are twice as likely to be arrested, convicted and incarcerated as adults, according to a new study. The survey, conducted in four waves, includes data on social, economic, psychological, and physical well-being, as well as information on the family, neighborhood, community, school, friendships, peer groups, and romantic relationships, to see how behavior and environment are linked to health and achievement outcomes.


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