WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an article considering the effects of parental incarceration on the well-being of their dependent children. The article is available in the print version of the NIJ Journal No. 278 and on the web.
More information about today's publication and other NIJ programs is available here: www.nij.gov
TITLE: "Hidden Consequences: The Impact of Incarceration on Dependent Children"
AUTHORS: Eric Martin, Social Scientist, National Institute of Justice
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice and assist victims. OJP has six bureaus and offices: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking. More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.
Point of contact for this advisory is Sheila Jerusalem, public affairs specialist, Office of Communications, OJP. She can be reached at Sheila.Jerusalem@usdoj.gov or via phone at 202-616-3227.
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SOURCE Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice