Trauma-Informed Approaches Need to be Part of a Comprehensive Strategy for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (August 2017)

Giving City: Program at Women's Prison Helps Inmates Deal with Trauma (July 2017).  You may view thank you letters from the women here.

Corcoran prisoners heal by Building Resilience (June 2017)

Corcoran prison officials highlight success of new trauma-based program for inmates (June 2017)

Ask the Experts: A Conversation with Stephanie Covington, PhD (Spring 2017)

Women who commit violent crimes need programs to help them while in prison.  (March 2017)

Dr. Covington spoke on a panel at the "Trauma-Informed Approaches in School:  Supporting Girls of Color and Rethinking Discipline" conference hosted by The White House Council on Women and Girls, together with the US Dept of Eduction, the Georgetwon Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, and The National Crittenton Foundation.  (September 2016)

As a five-year old, you did not deserve to be hit by a stick - and other words that men need to hear. (August 2016)

The Number of Women in Jail Is Up 1,260%—What Are They Doing Wrong? (Marie Claire, August 2016)

Women and Trauma: An Interview with Dr. Stephanie S. Covington (July 2016)

Stephanie Covington: Pioneering a Woman’s Way to Recovery. (December 2015)

Three forces for change team up to explain how women get trapped in the justice system, with what effects and alternative solutions.  (December 2015)

An update from the One Small Thing project:

     Together we can #FixTheMaze
     -  What is the justice maze?
     -  Why is it broken?
     -  How do we #FixTheMaze?
     Please watch our brand new video!

Dr. Covington presented Inspiration from Faraway Places: What We Can Learn from Other Countries at the Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Conference.

Iceland update on Dr. Covington (October 2015)

Stephanie Covington and Edwina Grosvenor took part in a very special naming session at the Nelson Trust in Stroud (October 2015).  For additional information about the Naming of the Covington House in the United Kingdom, please visit

A program in California state prisons helps women convicted of violent offenses face trauma from their pasts (July 2015)

Women Inmates: Why the Male Model Doesn’t Work.  As the number of women inmates soars, so does the need for policies and programs that meet their needs (The New York Times, June 2014).

Stephanie S. Covington gives details of research related to women offenders and their needs (November 2014)

Psychologist Stephanie Covington believes understanding trauma can help staff appreciate that women in jail can be victims too (April 2014)

Why Prison Isn't Working for Women.  Psychologist Stephanie Covington believes understanding trauma can help staff appreciate that women in jail can be victims too (The Guardian, April 2014).

A Court’s All-Hands Approach Aids Girls Most at Risk (The New York Times, January 28, 2014)

William White's 2014 interview with Dr. Stephanie Covington (January 2014)


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