More Life: The Reentry Podcast

by VanKevia Garner

More Life: The Reentry Podcast is a podcast on offender reentry, advocacy, and reform. Throughout the course of the show, we will discuss facts and dispel myths related to what offender reentry is and isn’t. You’ll hear from experts within a wide range of subjects, including returning citizens, reentry specialists, criminal justice/or psychology professionals, mental health professionals, and reentry facility administrators. Yo... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E17 - Ten Considerations for Children of Incarcerated Parents

    E17 - Ten Considerations for Children of Incarcerated Parents

    In this episode, VanKe’via leads an independent discussion about 10 considerations that should be taken into account when working with or interacting with children of incarcerated parents. The information provided in this episode ...

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  • E16 - Serving and Advocating for Children with Incarcerated Parents with Dr. Emily Brown

    E16 - Serving and Advocating for Children with Incarcerated Parents with Dr. Emily Brown

    Dr. Emily Brown is an Assistant Professor of Counseling and Associate Department Chair in the College of Education at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Her background includes working with children and their families as an e...

    46:25
  • E15 - What about Me? Children with Incarcerated Parents with Dr. Kristin Turney

    E15 - What about Me? Children with Incarcerated Parents with Dr. Kristin Turney

    Kristin Turney, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Her current research examines the consequences of criminal justice contact for family life: repercussions of criminal justice contact on th...

    36:43
  • E14 - Growing Pains of Youth Incarceration with Dr. Laura Abrams

    E14 - Growing Pains of Youth Incarceration with Dr. Laura Abrams

    Dr. Laura Abrams, MSW, Ph.D. is a Professor and Chair of Social Welfare at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Her ethnographic scholarship has critically examined experiences of youth in the US justice system through reentry an...

    52:34
  • E13 - Debunking the Myths: Returning Citizens and Reentry

    E13 - Debunking the Myths: Returning Citizens and Reentry

    In this episode, VanKe’via leads an independent discussion about various myths that are often associated with justice-involved populations or reentry. She specifically highlighted 5 common myths and context/perspective to debunk ...

    17:30