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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.


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


Kautz, S. V. (2017). Adolescent adaptation to parental incarceration. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 34(6), 557–572.


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.


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.

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.