A Cycle of Tragedy: Incarcerated Parents and Child Reunification (OnDemand Webinar)


SKU: 402934EAU


Determine if, when, and how reunification should occur.The impact of incarceration on families is enormous, affecting the incarcerated parent, the childchildren, and the rest of the family unit in a multitude of ways. This information will help you become familiar with the goals and process of reunification, the individual experience and needs of the incarcerated parent, childchildren, and family system. This material also discusses favorable and unfavorable factors for reunification and identifies postreunification support options at the individual, family, and community level.

Date: 2019-04-16 Start Time: End Time:

Learning Objectives

• Scope of the Problem and Prevalence
• Understanding the Incarcerated Parent’s Experience
• Understanding the Child and Family Experience

Reunification Process
• Goals
• Process
• Negative and Positive Indicators

After Reunification
• Individual and Family Support
• Community Support
• Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions

Christopher J. Dewhurst, M.A., M.Ed.-Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC, Sarah Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P. – Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC