Read about the presenters and the transcripts of a selection of conferences that NRCCFI at FCN has organized or presented at.
The First National Conference on the Family and Corrections – Voices & Visions: The Family & Corrections
Sacramento, California, April 24-27, 1988
PART I: KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
Opening Address – Ruth Rushen
Luncheon Address – Sister Elaine Roulet
Luncheon Address – Black Families and Correctional: Policies and Programs: A Dilemma and Challenge – Velma LaPoint, Ph.D
Closing Address – Where Do We Go From Here? – Joseph D. Ossman
PART II: PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
New York State Department of Correctional Services Family Services Programs – Marion L. Borum
Salvation Army Correctional Services Family Program – Major C. David Howell
The Future of Family and Corrections in North America: A Special Interest Workshop – Debbie Smith & Creasie Finney Hairston, Ph.D
PART III: RESEARCH ON THE FAMILY AND CORRECTIONS
Current Views of Inmate Visiting – Lawrence A. Bennett, Ph.D
Regulating Parent – Child Communication in Correctional Settings – Creasie Finney Hairston, Ph.D. & Peg McCartt Hess, Ph.D
Prison Visitors: A Profile – Virginia V. Neto
Fathers in Prison: A Psychosocial Exploration – C.S. Lanier, Jr.
Effects of an Integrated Visitation/Educational Program on Development of Parenting Skills for Incarcerated Female Offenders – Luz S. Bolivar
Women Who Love Criminal Offenders: A Psychosocial Survey – Rocco D’Angelo, Ph.D. & Glen McCleese
Waynesboro, Virginia, May 13-15, 1986
Bethesda, Maryland, September 15, 1998
Research on Children of Incarcerated – by Denise Johnston, M.D.
Bridging the Gap Between Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Systems – Ann Jacobs
Children of Prisoners: Voices of Experience – Emani Gaynes Davis & Chesa, Tom Alexander: Moderator
George W. Bush was the first U.S. President to propose services specifically for children of prisoners. This file chronicles the President’s initiative.