The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Needs of Mothers in the Criminal Justice System Article (Web of Science)


  • This study investigated the mental health needs of mothers in the criminal justice system using qualitative methods. Identified needs included counseling to help mothers recover from trauma, to define sense of self, and to link them with external support systems.


  • Laux, John M.
  • Calmes, Stephanie
  • Moe, Jeffry L.
  • Dupuy, Paula J.
  • Cox, Jane A.
  • Ventura, Lois A.
  • Williamson, Celia
  • Benjamin, Barbaranne J.
  • Lambert, Eric

publication date

  • 2011

published in

number of pages

  • 7

start page

  • 291

end page

  • 298


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