Studies

We have generated a number of comprehensive reports on specific topics pertinent to children of incarcerated caregivers.

Reports Focusing on Practices in the United States

The 2015 CIC Report summarizes our current research on the consequences of parental incarceration, the costs and benefits of alternatives, and the current practices and policies that are being utilized in the United States.

The 2016 CIC Report analyzes the visitation information provided on the websites of Minnesota Correctional Facilities. View a visual depiction of the main findings of this report.

The 2017 CIC Report summarizes the most recent research on the harms of parental incarceration.

Reports Focusing on International Approaches

The 2015 CIC Report on prison nurseries examines international practices of dealing with parental incarceration, with a focus on best and worst practices.

This 2016 CIC Report examines innovative visitation practices in other countries. View a visual depiction of the main findings of this report.