When the Cost is Too Great: The emotional and psychological impact on children of incarcerating their parents for drug offences

In the article, When the Cost is too Great: The emotional and psychological impact on children of incarcerating their parents for drug offences, Pat Allard, summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the Justice Strategies report Children on the Outside: Voicing the pain and human costs of parental incarceration, co-author with Director Judith Greene. The article highlights for judges and court service personnel the findings and conclusions of Justice Strategies’ study and is expected to be published in the law journal, Family Court Review, in early 2012.