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Episode 192 - Dr. Caroline Long Burry: "No One Asked About My Children": Voices of Incarcerated Mothers

Interviewer: Patricia Logan-Greene, PhD

Monday, May 23, 2016, 9:42:09 AM

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A report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics showed that from 1991 to 2007 the number of incarcerated mothers increased by a startling one hundred and thirty-one percent. In this podcast, Dr. Caroline Long Burry discusses a pilot study she conducted with these parents with the hope of better understanding their parenting experiences. Also explored are the mothers' attempts to negotiate the criminal justice system while in their role as parents.

Dr. Caroline Long Burry is an associate professor at the School of Social Work, University of Maryland. She is also chair of the families and children specialization. She began her career working in adoption, child protective services, and foster care, and was previously a therapeutic foster parent. Her teaching and research focus is on child welfare and international social work. She is currently writing a child welfare text.‚Äč

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