Lab News

September 2022

PhD student Jacque Buck has been selected for the Health Policy Research Scholars (HPRS) program! As a member of this leadership program, Jacque will impact policy change through research with alternatives to incarceration. Congrats!

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April 2022

Lab members Jasmyne Short And Genevieve Grade each present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.  Dr.Charles receives mentor award, read more in link below!
https://ugradsymposium.wisc.edu/mentor-awards/

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April 2022

Lab member Jasmyne Short hosts the first event "Alternatives to Incarceration" for the UW-Madison Criminal Justice Reform Network in collaboration with MOSES and the Criminal Justice Reform Action Team

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August 2021

Dr. Charles  attends The National Institute of Corrections in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance presented "Building Partnerships & Innovative Practices" as part of an ongoing webinar series from the Family Connections Project

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June 2020

The Cap Times spotlights work that the lab is doing in the Dane County Jail in their article, “Reaching out to dads in jail: Fathers and children do better when parental identity is supported”

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April 2020

Dr. Charles is announced as co-lead of the Promote Smart Decarceration Grand Challenge

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January 2020

Dr. Charles organizes a symposium at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference entitled, “Advancing the Goals of Smart Decarceration: Lessons from an Examination of Policies That Affect Individuals with Criminal Justice Involvement”

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October 2019

Dr. Charles presents at the Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus at the Wisconsin State Capitol in a presentation entitled, “Supporting incarcerated parents and their children: Use of evidence from Parenting Inside Out to inform research and practice efforts in Wisconsin”

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September 2019

BSW Candidate and lab member Layne Wetherbee wins the Bascom Hill Society Scholarship

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July 2018

Wisconsin State Journal article, “Cycles of incarceration hit African Americans, children especially hard” highlights the need for work that the lab is doing in supporting fathers incarcerated at the Dane County Jail

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