The National Institute of Corrections has funded a cooperative agreement with The Urban Institute to assess the needs of children of incarcerated parents from the arrest through pre-adjudication phases of the criminal justice system.  The project will identify and highlight innovations and promising practices that have been shown to affect children of incarcerated parents positively.

http://community.nicic.gov/blogs/nic/archive/2013/07/03/cooperative-agreement-children-of-incarcerated-parents-arrest-through-pre-adjudication.aspx