The Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline Special Issue is comprehensively exploring direct and secondary childhood and adult victimization, and system-response.
Manuscripts addressing the intersectional and overlapping vulnerabilities to victimization and the implications across the lifespan, and implications for system-response will be considered for this Special Issue.
Interdisciplinary papers addressing a human rights framework, psychology, social work, criminology, sociolegal analysis, and sociology are encouraged.
Accepted Methodology: Literature reviews, Qualitative, Quantitative or Mixed Methods.
Topics that will be considered for the Special Issue, but not limited to:
- Trauma history and Legal System involvement.
- Assessing trauma in the Juvenile Justice System.
- Juvenile-to-Adult transfers to Prison, and implications for the individual and/or policy (e.g., compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act).
- Multisystem Youth and Trauma: Identifying polyvictimization and case management planning.
- Outcome Measures exploring type of trauma experienced by gender and correlations with crime and incarceration, and implications for successful reintegration.
- Studies on polyvictimization and identifying human trafficking, including child pornography.
- Studies identifying vulnerability to revictimization within systems.
- Policy and Practice: Models in juvenile or adult systems identifying one or more topics—
- Developmental trauma and implications for compliance with conditional release;
- Trauma and language comprehension, and access to services;
- Person's with disabilities with histories of trauma in corrections; or
- Multisystem collaboration addressing trauma in case management (e.g., child welfare and juvenile justice system).
- Long-term traumatic impact on Adult Survivors in prison or jail.
- Exploring neurocognitive and behavioral impact, and recommendations for promoting selfefficacy.
- System-response recommendations that include trauma-informed, culturally sensitive and gender responsive recommendations.
Please use “JAMT Thematic Issues-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline” as the subject line. Authors will receive notification on their proposal by November 30, 2018.
- Guest Editor: Alicia Brav (email@example.com)