Pajarita Charles, an assistant professor in the UW-Madison School of Social Work, says PIO, Parenting Inside Out, was introduced by the National Institute of Corrections to improve family connections with inmates. Dane County jail was selected as one of five pilot sites nationally to develop and or modify family connection services. The Dane County jail partnered with UW-Madison School of Social Work and UW Extension to implement the pilot, with funding from the UW Extension.
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Dane County hopes to help inmates be better parents.
12 Jul 2019