Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents


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This book is for counsellors, social workers, psychologists and teachers who work with children ages 7-12 who have a parent who is in jail or prison. It is designed so that work can be done individually or in small groups. Each chapter includes a brief literature review suggestions for additional supports discussion questions fictional letters between a boy and his incarcerated father activities and reproducible worksheets. Topics include

  • Understanding What Happened
  • Building a Support System
  • Dealing with Shame
  • Allowing for Grief
  • Acknowledging Trauma
  • Developing a Positive Identity
  • Learning to Ensure Success
  • Handling Angry Feelings
  • Building Positive Relationships
  • Planning for the Future


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Author: Stacey Burgess, LCSW

              Tonia Caselman, PhD, LCSW

              Jennifer Carcey, MSW