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Family Connections Project

This webinar is part of a series created for the Family Connections Project, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) invites you to attend a 1.5-hour training on how to communicate with families and children in correctional facilities. Installment two of the series will provide relevant information and strategies for staff. This webinar will cover three major topics:

• Communication 101: Basic Types and Everyday Challenges
• Workplace Culture and Practices: Interacting with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities
• Applicable Practices for Staff: Interacting with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities

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Communicating with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities: Part #2

This webinar was created for the Family Connections Project. On April 16, 2020, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) presented a 1.5-hour training webinar on strategies for staff to communicate with families and children in correctional facilities.
This webinar covered four major topics:
•    Communication 101: Basic Types and Everyday Challenges
•    Points of Contact and Communication with Families in Correctional Facilities
•    Best Practices on Communication and Active Listening
•    Tips for Staff on Interacting with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities

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Communicating with Families and Children in Correctional Facilities Webinar

The National Institute of Corrections in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance presented “Building Partnerships & Innovative Practices” as part of an ongoing webinar series from the Family Connections Project. The presenters of the webinar discuss their unique partnerships centered on keeping children connected to their incarcerated parents. The webinar stems from the Model Practices for Parents in Prisons and Jails document.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about promising practices pertaining to keeping children connected with their incarcerated parents.
  • Gain an understanding of approaches to partnerships correctional administrators and community leaders have taken to successfully implement these practices.
  • Learn of the different types of partnerships that can be formed and the importance of these partnerships.

Orginally broadcast: August 23rd, 2021 8am PST / 9am MST /10am CST /11am EST
 

Speakers

Hilary Cuthrell, (PhD) Correctional Program Specialist, National Institute of Corrections

Trina Sexton, Warden York Correctional Institution, Connecticut Department of Correction

Nancy Correa, (DrPH), Practice Administrator: Public Health Pediatrics, Texas Children’s Hospital

Pajarita Charles (PhD), Assistant Professor, Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Model Practices for Parents in Prisons and Jails: Building Partnerships and Innovative Practices [Webinar]
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