Tips for Engaging Caregivers of Children with Incarcerated Parents in Reentry Programming

 

Tips for Engaging Caregivers of Children with Incarcerated Parents in Reentry Programming CoverMany departments of corrections and facilities are creating more child-friendly environments, producing informational materials for families, and implementing policies and programs that center children of people who are incarcerated.

To increase engagement in these initiatives, this article from The Council of State Governments shares strategies for focusing on the needs and concerns of the children’s caregivers, who are typically the child’s other parent or other family member and serve as the bridge between the incarcerated parent and child. 

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