Parents in Prison: Children in Crisis. An Issue BriefBy:
Cynthia Beatty Seymour
As a result of current and previous parental incarcerations, millions of children have experienced disrupted and multiple placements, decreased quality of care, financial hardship, and lack of contact with their parents. Ultimately, these children are at risk for many poor outcomes in life. This issue brief covers what happens to children--physically, psychologically, and emotionally--when their parents go to prison. A must-read for professionals in all fields who work with children of the incarcerated.
Working with Children and Families Separated by Incarceration
CWLA Stock Number: 6971
Publication Date: 1997