Strengthening Families Impacted by Incarceration - Evaluation of Volunteers of America Programs

These reports focus on Volunteers of America's work in strengthening families impacted by incarceration, including maternal incarceration. It includes evaluations of initiatives such as the Look Up and Hope program and research into promising program models for organizations seeking to implement family-centered re-entry programs. Look Up and Hope is cited in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2014 KIDS COUNT report as a promising practice. Read a 2-page summary with key findings: http://www.wilder.org/Wilder-Research/Research-Areas/Documents/Look%20Up%20and%20Hope%202013%20race%20analysis.pdf


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Look Up and Hope Final Evaluation Report, Full ReportEvaluationMarch 2016Stephanie Nelson-Dusek, Julie Atella
Look Up and Hope Fourth Annual Report, SummaryEvaluationJanuary 2015Julie Atella, Stephanie Nelson-Dusek
Look Up and Hope 2013 Highlights from the 4th Year of Data Collection, InfographicEvaluationJanuary 2015Julie Atella
Through the Eyes of a Child - Life with a Mother in PrisonEvaluationNovember 2013Stephanie Nelson-Dusek, Jessica Meyerson, Julie Atella
Look Up and Hope Third Annual Report, Full ReportEvaluationJune 2013Stephanie Nelson-Dusek, Krysten Lynn Ryba-Tures, Julie Atella
Look Up and Hope Third Annual Report, SummaryEvaluationJune 2013Stephanie Nelson-Dusek, Krysten Lynn Ryba-Tures
Look Up and Hope Semi-Annual Progress Report, Full ReportEvaluationSeptember 2011Jessica Meyerson, Krysten Ryba
Look Up and Hope Semi-Annual Progress Report, SummaryEvaluationSeptember 2011Jessica Meyerson, Krysten Ryba
Promising Progress - Year One Evaluation of Family Coaching ServicesEvaluationSeptember 2011Jessica Meyerson, Krysten Ryba
Childhood Disrupted - Understanding the Features and Effects of Maternal Incarceration, Full ReportEvaluationOctober 2010Jessica Meyerson, Christa Otteson, Krysten Ryba
Childhood Disrupted - Understanding the Features and Effects of Maternal Incarceration, SummaryEvaluationOctober 2010Jessica Meyerson, Christa Otteson, Krysten Ryba
Strengthening Families Impacted By Incarceration - A Review of Current Research and Practice, Full ReportLiterature ReviewMay 2009Jessica Meyerson, Christa Otteson
Strengthening Families Impacted By Incarceration - A Review of Current Research and Practice, SummaryLiterature ReviewMay 2009Jessica Meyerson, Christa Otteson
Strengthening Families Impacted By Incarceration - A New Approach to Combating Poverty and Distress in FamiliesEvaluationMay 2009Jessica Meyerson, Christa Otteson

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