ERIC Number: ED411987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Children of Incarcerated Parents.
Gabel, Katherine, Ed.; Johnston, Denise, Ed.
The arrest and imprisonment of a parent is significant trauma for children, and children of incarcerated parents are at high risk for juvenile delinquency. This book for social workers, psychologists, and others who work with children whose parents are incarcerated examines parental incarceration, its impact on children, care and placement of prisoners' children, legal and policy issues, and intervention programs. The chapters are: (1) "Incarcerated Parents" (Denise Johnston; Katherine Gabel); (2) "Imprisoned Mothers" (Barbara Bloom); (3) "Fathers in Prison" (Creasie Finney Hairston); (4) "Jailed Mothers" (Denise Johnston); (5) "Effects of Parental Incarceration" (Denise Johnston); (6) "Post-Traumatic Stress Reactions in Children of Imprisoned Mothers" (Christina Jose Kampfner); (7) "The Care and Placement of Prisoners' Children" (Denise Johnston); (8) "Children of Prisoners in Foster Care (Julie Norman); (9) "Parent-Child Visitation in the Jail or Prison" (Denise Johnston); (10) "Legal Issues for Prisoners with Children" (Ellen Barry, River Ginchild, and Doreen Lee); (11) "Termination of Parental Rights among Prisoners: A National Perspective" (Philip Genty); (12) "Practical Considerations Regarding Termination of Incarcerated Parents' Rights" (Gail Smith); (13) "Intervention" (Denise Johnston); (14) "Long-Term Care Nurseries in Prisons: A Descriptive Study" (Katherine Gabel and Kathryn Girard); (15) "The Prison MATCH Program" (Rose Weilerstein); (16) "A Program for Grandparent Caregivers" (Leonora Poe); (17) "Public Policy and the Children of Incarcerated Parents" (Barbara Bloom); (18) "Child Welfare System Policies and the Children of Incarcerated Parents" (Shirley Marcus); (19) "Advocacy Efforts on Behalf of the Children of Incarcerated Parents" (Peter Breen); and (20) "Alternative to Women's Incarceration" (Meda Chesney-Lind and Russ Immarigeon). Each chapter contains references. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Child Welfare, Children, Foster Care, Grandparents, Legal Problems, Mothers, Nursery Schools, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Rights, Parents, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Program Descriptions, Public Policy
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