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Hairston, Creasie Finney

Access to keynote remarks, comments, Q and A, presentations, and handouts from a seminar on the impact of families on community reentry are available at this website. "Families as sources of support, conflict and domestic violence, parent-child relationships, and parole practices and expectations are among the topics covered" (p. 1). Based primarily on research conducted with men returning home from prison and their wives and girlfriends, Dr. Creasie Finney Hairston (UIC) provides an overview of how families experience and manage community reentry. The presentation describes the impact of incarceration and community reentry on family relationships. Families as sources of support, conflict and domestic violence, parent-child relationships, and parole practices and expectations are among the topics covered. Comments are provided by Stephen Gavazzi (OSU); Kim Hettel (GOFBCI); and Rachael Woldoff (WVU).

Coming Home from Prison:  Family Matters Cover
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