Family engagement in juvenile justice involves establishing a collaborative relationship in which families are partners in both their children’s treatment and in developing the policies, programs, and practices of the system … This literature review focuses on synthesizing descriptions of the rol
Families of inmates
This collection of handbooks is an excellent resource for anyone who cares for or works with children who have incarcerated parents.
This research reports how families struggle financially while also dealing with emotional and physical trauma when a family member is incarcerated.
This toolkit identifys promising practices for developing family-centered jail programs to address the effects of incarceration of parents on children.
This handbook is designed to help the caregiver and child(ren) deal with a parents' incarceration, emphasizing communication prior to release.
This handbook contains parenting programs, such as family support and parent/child book reading, for use by correctional educators.
Promising and Innovative Practices for Children of Incarcerated Parents: Arrest through Pre-Adjudication [Webinar]
This webinar highlights promising and innovative programs and practices aimed at reducing trauma for children of incarcerated parents.
These four pocket-sized cards are wonderful tools to remind law enforcement staff about the impacts on a child whose parents are being arrested or incarcerated.
This fact sheet is designed to serve as an overview of two family tools that help people visualize the connections within families and the connections families have to their community: genograms and ecomaps.
This article explains how incarcerated parents can make a recording of themselves reading a children’s book to give to their kids.