Session 243: RS162 -> Nursing Practice and Research: The Connections Between Health Issues and Criminal Justice Issues
Time: 11:00AM to 12:30 PM on Thursday, November 14
Place: Sandburg 6
Session Chair: M. Katherine Maeve, University of South Carolina
This panel of nurses will discuss issues of health for individuals, families and communities connected with the criminal justice system and how the practice of nursing and nursing research impacts the interdisciplinary development of knowledge between nursing, public health and criminology. Nursing's focus on being and becoming healthy for individuals, families and communities will be discussed with particular emphasis on strategies and interventions that impact issues of desistance and issues of recidivism. The four papers being presented and discussed are as follows (abstracts attached):
Criminal Behaviors as Health Behaviors: The Intersections Between Nursing and Criminology
by: Phyllis Raynor, Medical College of Georgia (Corresponding)
Penal Harm Embedded Within Prison/Jail Health Care: Individual, Family and Community Consequences
by: M. Katherine Maeve, University of South Carolina (Corresponding)
Doula Labor Support for Incarcerated Pregnant Women
by: Carole A. Schroeder, Univ. of Washington School of Nursing (Corresponding)
African-American Men Post Release: Identifying Issues That Influence Repeated Incarceration
by: Cheryl L. Cooke, Univ. of Washington School of Nursing (Corresponding)

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