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Working with Children with Parents in Prison/Understanding Parents in Prison

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Working with Children with Parents in Prison/Understanding Parents in Prison

(The Children’s Services Practice Notes Newsletter, Vol. 7, Number 1, January 2002, North Carolina Division of Social Services, North Carolina Family and Children’s Resource Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

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Summary:

This newsletter edition, written for North Carolina’s child welfare workers, introduces its employees to the challenges of working with the children of incarcerated parents and provides resources and information to enhance the employee’s work.

Why does FASTEN recommend this resource?

This collection of short newsletter articles is directed to staff of child welfare agencies, social workers, and practitioners involved in ministry to children of prisoners. It includes a number of helpful tips about prison visitation basics, knowing what to expect from children of incarcerated parents, and assessing one’s own feelings about the crimes committed by parents. It also includes references to additional resources for learning more.




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