The Effects of Parental Incarceration

Thursday, March 15 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

505 Hudson Street, 6th Floor, hartford, ct, 06106, United States

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Thursday, March 15 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

DCF Central Office - Academy Workforce Development, 505 Hudson Street, hartford, ct, 06106, United States.

Have you ever considered what the short and long term impact of visitation to a correctional facility can have on young children?  Is it difficult to choose your words when trying to explain the visit and in answering a young child's questions about why their parent may be in prison?  Would you like to have strategies that can reduce the potential traumatic impact such a visit can have on a young child?
This training will exlore the effects and long-term impact of parental incarceration in young children.  Discussions will include supporting children before, during and after visits.  Using a variety of media, attendees will gain insight and be give strategies to use for effective planning around visitation.  This topic is relevant for Social Workers, Foster Care Families, Childcare providers and Parents/guardians.

 

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Pamela.Williams@ct.gov

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