From Arrest to Homecoming—Addressing the Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents

August 31, 2010

On September 1, 2010, National Reentry Resource Center, with the support of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, hosted a webinar that discussed how best to address the challenges faced by children of incarcerated parents. This webinar covered the emotional and physical needs of children of incarcerated parents and the complex family dynamics among children, incarcerated parents, and caregivers. Practical tips and sample resources developed by experienced service providers, such as co-parenting agreements, were shared.

Access the Council of State Government's Children of Incarcerated Parents: An Action Plan for Federal Policymakers