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Ashmitha, P., & Annalakshmi, N. (2020). Understanding pathways to resilience among children of incarcerated parents. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 11(2), 75–87.


Dawson, A., Jackson, D., & Nyamathi, A. (2012). Children of incarcerated parents: Insights to addressing a growing public health concern in Australia. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(12), 2433–2441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.09.003


Johnson, E. I., & Easterling, B. A. (2015). Coping with confinement: adolescents’ experiences with parental incarceration. Journal of Adolescent Research, 30(2), 244–267. https://doi.org/10.1177/0743558414558593


Kautz, S. V. (2017). Adolescent adaptation to parental incarceration. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 34(6), 557–572. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-017-0493-5


Reimer, V. P. (2019). Hidden children: Using children’s literature to develop understanding and empathy toward children of incarcerated parents. Language and Literacy, 21(1), 98–121. https://doi.org/10.20360/langandlit29369


Nichols, L. (2015). Promoting educational resiliency in youth with incarcerated parents: The impact of parental incarceration, school characteristics, and connectedness on school outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(6), 1090–1109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-015-0337-6

Zhang, J., & Flynn, C. (2020). University students/graduates who have experienced parental incarceration: A qualitative exploratory study of protective processes. Qualitative Social Work, 19(5–6), 882–900. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473325019888007