Publications

Published Research Articles

A Qualitative Exploration of Reentry Service Needs: The Case of Fathers Returning From Prison

Muentner, L., & Charles, P. (2020). A qualitative exploration of reentry service needs: The case of fathers returning from prison. Child and Family Social Work, 25(S1), 63-72. Special Issue: Parenting Across Diverse Contexts: Illuminating the Voices of Mothers, Fathers, and Children. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12714

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Father Involvement in the First Year After Prison: Considerations for Social Work Intervention Research

Charles, P., Frankham, E., Garthe, R. C., Visher, C. A., & Kay, A. L. (2021). Father Involvement in the First Year After Prison: Considerations for Social Work. Research on Social Work Practice, 31(8), 797–813. https://doi.org/10.1177/10497315211022806

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Incarcerated During a Pandemic: Implications of COVID-19 for Jailed Individuals and Their Families

Pajarita Charles, Luke Muentner, Sarah Jensen, Chiara Packard, Chloe Haimson, John Eason & Julie Poehlmann-Tynan (2022) Incarcerated During a Pandemic: Implications of COVID-19 for Jailed Individuals and Their Families, Corrections, 7:5, 357-368, DOI: 10.1080/23774657.2021.2011803

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Lessons From the Field: Developing and Implementing an Intervention for Jailed Parents and Their Children

Charles, P., Kerr, M., Wirth, J., Jensen, S., Massoglia, M. and Poehlmann-Tynan, J. (2021), Lessons From the Field: Developing and Implementing an Intervention for Jailed Parents and Their Children. Fam Relat, 70: 171-178. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12524

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Parenting and Incarceration: Perspectives on Father-Child Involvement During Reentry From Prison

Charles, Pajarita, Luke Muentner, and Jean Kjellstrand. 2019. “Parenting and Incarceration: Perspectives on Father-Child Involvement during Reentry from Prison.” Social Service Review 93 (2): 218–61. https://doi.org/10.1086/703446.

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 Were California’s Decarceration Efforts Smart? A Quasi-experimental Examination of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Disparities

Gottlieb, A., Charles, P., McLeod, B., Kjellstrand, J., & Bonsu, J. (2021). Were California’s Decarceration Efforts Smart? A Quasi-Experimental Examination of Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Disparities. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48(1), 116–134. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854820923384

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Book Chapters

Development and Implementation of an Attachment-Based Intervention to Enhance Visits Between Children and Their Incarcerated Parents

Kerr, M.L. et al. (2022). Development and Implementation of an Attachment-Based Intervention to Enhance Visits Between Children and Their Incarcerated Parents. In: Krysik, J., Rodriguez, N. (eds) Children of Incarcerated Parents. Children of Incarcerated Parents: From Understanding to Impact. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84713-5_7

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 Incarcerated Parents and Their Children: Perspectives From the Smart Decarceration Social Work Grand Challenge

Barth, R.P., J.T. Messing, T.R. Shanks, and J.H. Williams. 2022. Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society. Oxford University Press. https://books.google.com/books?id=AyReEAAAQBAJ. 

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 Promote Smart Decarceration 

Charles, P., Wilson, A.B., McLeod, B., Gottlieb, A., Villodas, M. (2022). Incarcerated Parents and Their Children: Perspectives from the Smart Decarceration Social Work Grand Challenge. In: Krysik, J., Rodriguez, N. (eds) Children of Incarcerated Parents. Children of Incarcerated Parents: From Understanding to Impact. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84713-5_13

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