Dr. Danielle Rousseau Underscores the Need for Trauma-Informed Approaches for Incarcerated Females

Dr. Danielle Rousseau, Boston University’s assistant professor of Criminal Justice shared her view on the societal impact of the female prisoner experience in an article by IVN.us.

“Women are often overlooked because on the surface, they make up a small part of the criminal justice puzzle,” writes Boston University professor Dr. Danielle Rousseau. “In reality, though, women’s experience in the criminal justice system has an immense effect on future generations of our society. The incarceration of women has an immediate and systemic involvement from one generation to the next. We need alternative pathways and examples. We need trauma-informed approaches that are intergenerational.”

Read the full article here.

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