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Research interests

Topics of research interest include child development, health equity, parental incarceration, mass incarceration's impact on children and families, community-engaged research, and translation of research to practice and policy. 

Keywords

  • incarceration
  • health disparities
  • women's health
  • resilience
  • adverse childhood experiences
  • child development
  • pregnancy
  • parenting

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Projects 1991 2022

Education
Adolescent Health

Research Output 2008 2018

Household Incarceration and Salient Emerging Adult Role Transitions: Findings From an Urban Sample of Hispanic Youth

Forster, M., Davis, L., Shlafer, R. & Unger, J. B. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Emerging Adulthood.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Criminal Law
justice
job loss
family formation
2 Citations

Intention and Initiation of Breastfeeding Among Women Who Are Incarcerated

Shlafer, R. J., Davis, L., Hindt, L. A., Goshin, L. S. & Gerrity, E. Feb 1 2018 In : Nursing for Women's Health. 22, 1, p. 64-78 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Feeding
Doulas
Prisons
Mothers
Postpartum Period
4 Citations

An international human rights perspective on maternal criminal justice involvement in the United States

Goshin, L. S., Arditti, J. A., Dallaire, D. H., Shlafer, R. J. & Hollihan, A. Feb 1 2017 In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 23, 1, p. 53-67 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Criminal Law
human rights
justice
Mothers
Pregnant Women

Best Practices for Nutrition Care of Pregnant Women in Prison

Shlafer, R. J., Stang, J., Dallaire, D., Forestell, C. A. & Hellerstedt, W. Jul 1 2017 In : Journal of Correctional Health Care. 23, 3, p. 297-304 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisons
Practice Guidelines
Pregnant Women
Pregnancy Tests
Dietetics
1 Citations

Mental health of adolescents with currently and formerly incarcerated parents

Davis, L. & Shlafer, R. J. Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of Adolescence. 54, p. 120-134 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Parent-Child Relations
Parents
Health Status
Buffers