Reverse social work's neglect of adults involved in the criminal justice system: a rejoinder.

Author:Howard, Matthew O.
Position:REJOINDER - Critical essay - Author abstract
 
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Kudos to Carrie Pettus-Davis for her compelling editorial detailing social work's historical and current neglect of research on adults involved in the criminal justice system. Pettus-Davis makes a strong case for a social justice imperative to conduct such research and describes areas of critically needed research addressing this underserved population. The burgeoning number of adults involved in the criminal justice system, the many life problems they experience, and the numerous obstacles they face in their efforts to become productive citizens all underscore the importance of this area of social work research. If social work...

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