Click here to listen to a recorded version or click here to access the presentation slides for Improving Healthcare for Incarcerated Women, a webinar co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Corrections featuring:
Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Gyn/Ob, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
During the session, participants learned about:
- The reproductive characteristics and health needs of women in custody.
- Evidence-based and best practices around pregnancy care and the non-use of restraints.
- Models for providing pre-release family planning services to women, and other innovative programs (e.g., doula support during labor).
- Related resources and an upcoming research project on pregnant women in prison.