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Zand, S. & Kremer, W. (June, 2017). Podcast – How to be a better mum in jail. World Hacks, BBC World Service. London, UK. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p055267t

Zand, S. (June, 2017). Film – Allowing mums in jail to hug their children. World Hacks, BBC World Service. London, UK. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p055267t

National

McCabe, B. (Winter, 2019). The invisible women. Johns Hopkins Magazine. Baltimore, MD. https://hub.jhu.edu/magazine/2019/winter/pregnant-behind-bars-2501-em0-art1-nr-health-politics/

Duclos, M. (June, 2018). Helping incarcerated parents build bonds with their children: A CI Twitter chat. Portland, OR. https://childinst.org/helping-incarcerated-parents-build-bonds-with-their-children-a-ci-twitter-chat/

Collins, F. (August, 2017). NIH family members giving back: Rebecca Shlafer. NIH Director’s Blog. https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2017/08/22/nih-family-members-giving-back-rebecca-shlafer/

Chao, M. (July, 2017). Doulas help maintain family ties for pregnant inmates. US News and World Report (story republished from the Minnesota Daily) https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/minnesota/articles/2017-07-24/doulas-help-maintain-family-ties-for-pregnant-inmates

Shlafer, R. (June, 2017). Opinion: Most prisoners are parents too. It’s unconscionable to keep their children from visiting them. Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, CA. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-inmate-visits-20170606-story.html

Fetterman, M. (February, 2017). Face-to-face family visits return to some jails. Stateline. Washington, DC. http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2017/02/15/face-to-face-family-visits-return-to-some-jails

Quinn, M. (August, 2016). Pregnant in prison? Some states deliver doulas. Governing
Magazine. Washington, DC. https://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-prison-pregnant-doulas.html

DeAngelis, T. (June, 2016). The restraint of pregnant inmates. Monitor on Psychology.
Washington, DC. http://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/06/restraint-inmates.aspx

Wong, A. (November, 2015). How parental incarceration affects a child’s education. The
Atlantic. Washington, DC. http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/11/howparental-incarceration-affects-a-childs-education/414720/

Dupey, B. (October, 2015). To help prisoners stay connected, Minnesota allows video chats. Governing Magazine. Washington, DC. https://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-minnesota-prison-teleconference.html

Campbell, O. (June, 2015). Children of the penal system learn hope on the dance floor.
GOOD Magazine. Los Angeles, CA. https://www.good.is/articles/dance-school-gives-hope-to-children-with-incarcerated-parents

Weichselbaum, S. (April, 2015) Hard labor: A doula offers a little comfort for a birth behind bars. The Marshall Project. New York, NY. https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/04/15/hard-labor

Heath Resources and Services Administration (September, 2014). Grantee Spotlight and Digital Stories. Washington, DC. http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/training/grantee_spotlight.asp

Price, A. (June, 2014). Rebecca Shlafer, PhD shares her story of service. The Giving Net. https://www.blogtalkradio.com/thegivingnet/2014/06/18/rebecca-shlafer-phd-shares-her-story-of-service

Regional/Local

Sawyer, L. (June, 2019). Shakopee women’s prison to discontinue ‘no-touch’ policy. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/shakopee-women-s-prison-to-discontinue-no-touch-policy/512007092/

Roth, A. (June, 2019). Mental illness affects most women behind bars. Minnesota Public Radio. St. Paul, MN. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/06/13/mental-illness-affects-most-women-behind-bars

Sawyer, L. (June, 2019). Minnesota Corrections Department shakes up leadership at state prisons. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-corrections-department-shakes-up-leadership-at-state-prisons/510947042/

Blochwitz, C. (October, 2017). UMN project delivers crocheted toys to sick kids. Minnesota Daily. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.mndaily.com/article/2017/10/umn-project-delivers-crocheted-toys-to-sick-kids

Rosenblum, G. (September, 2017). Minnesota inmates crochet way to redemption in Project Teddy Bear. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-inmates-crochet-way-to-redemption-in-project-teddy-bear/444518813/

Eischens, R. (May, 2017). UMN student’s research hopes to limit the trauma of arrest on children. Minnesota Daily. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.mndaily.com/article/2017/05/umn-students-research-hopes-to-limit-trauma-impact-of-arrest-on-children

Weber, T. (April, 2017). What happens to kids whose parents are incarcerated? MPR News. St. Paul, MN. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/26/what-happens-to-kids-whose-parents-are-incarcerated

Eischens, R. (December, 2016). U professor’s research impacts treatment of incarcerated women. Minnesota Daily. Minneapolis, MN. https://www.mndaily.com/article/2016/12/lab-helps-incarcerated-women-and-their-kids

Armstrong-Duarte (November, 2016). CLA undergraduates tackle the impacts of the criminal justice system on families in unique research lab. College of Liberal Arts. Minneapolis, MN. http://cla.umn.edu/news-events/news/other-side-bars

Sawyer, L. (August, 2016). Shackles off: Care for Minnesota’s pregnant inmates is
improving. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/how-care-forpregnancy-is-changing-for-minnesota-s-inmates/389798211/

Giles, K. (March, 2016). Washington County jail leads Minnesota in its help for visiting kids. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/washington-county-jail-leadsminnesota-in-its-help-for-visiting-kids/370745571/

Cherveny, T. (February, 2016). Coalition opposes lease of Appleton prison. West Central Tribune. Willmar, MN. https://www.wctrib.com/news/3954834-coalition-opposes-lease-appleton-prison

Dupuy, B. (October, 2015). Minnesota prisons add video visitation. Star Tribune.
Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-department-of-corrections-addsvideo-visitation-to-all-its-facilities/334395871/

Weir, W. (August, 2015). Children of incarcerated parents. Freethinking Forum.
Minneapolis, MN. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSgO2n5gJG45T3poVzB2YXw/videos

Rosaria, R. (April, 2015). Help for pregnant inmates benefit babies – and taxpayers. Pioneer Press. St. Paul, MN. http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_27934903/help-pregnantwomen-behind-could-benefit-kids-and

Moore, R. (December, 2014). Taking flight through research. Connect. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.cehd.umn.edu/Connect/2015/TRIO-McNair-1.html

Sawyer, L. (August, 2014). State takes a gentler approach to pregnant women behind bars. Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/272243761.html

Feinberg, R. (July, 2014). New bill for pregnant inmates goes into effect, but funding isn’t certain. CityPages, Minneapolis, MN. http://www.citypages.com/news/new-bill-for-pregnant-inmates-goes-into-effect-but-funding-isnt-certain-6532541

Tigue, K. (April, 2014). Medicaid expansion may help pregnant inmates. Minnesota Daily. https://www.mndaily.com/article/2014/04/medicaid-expansion-may-help-pregnant-inmates

A Public Health Journal (February, 2014). Children with incarcerated parents with Rebecca Shlafer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-2NDOHWLkc
February 19, 2018

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (February, 2014). How CTSI can help you.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boMAKgAodhI

Thaney, J. (February, 2014). What a doula can do: For expectant mothers behind bars, Isis Rising offers much-needed support. Twin Cities Daily Planet. https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/what-doula-can-do-expectant-mothers-behind-bars-isis-rising-offers-much-needed-suppo/

Minnesota Medical Foundation (October 31, 2013). The Isis Rising Doula Project. University of Minnesota. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL2xRGoeXTQ

Minnesota Medical Foundation (October 29, 2013). Helping children with incarcerated parents. University of Minnesota. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7nl47q6Ry8

Olson, J. (June 15, 2013). ‘Sesame Street’ helps kids of imprisoned parents cope. Star
Tribune. http://www.startribune.com/local/south/211315751.html

Olson, J. (June 12, 2013). U prof to study Sesame Street’s effort to help kids with jailed
parents. Star Tribune Blog. http://www.startribune.com/local/blogs/211217921.html

Snowbeck, C. (June 12, 2013). New Muppet helps children of incarcerated parents. Pioneer Press. http://www.twincities.com/education/ci_23445605/sesame-streets-workshop-helpsdevelop-support-program-kids

Rasmussen, B. (Ed.). (Vol. 9, Issue 3: Nov/Dec 2012). Study examines mentoring programs for children with incarcerated parents. Parenting Connection Newsletter Correctional Education Association – Wisconsin, Sturtevant, WI.

Rasmussen, B. (Ed.). (Vol. 9, Issue 3: Nov/Dec 2012). Isis Rising doulas support imprisoned moms. Parenting Connection Newsletter Correctional Education Association – Wisconsin, Sturtevant, WI.