Julie Poehlmann

Julie Poehlmann-​Tynan

Dorothy A. O’Brien Professor in Human Ecology
4130 Nancy Nicholas Hall 1300 Linden Drive

Children with Incarcerated Parents

The U.S. incarcerates more people than any country in the world, and most incarcerated individuals are parents of minor children. Children of incarcerated parents are at risk for developing negative outcomes in adolescence and adulthood, including substance abuse, externalizing problems, cognitive delays, school failure, truancy, criminal activity, and persistent internalizing problems