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Children of Incarcerated Parents Theoretical, Developmental, and Clinical Issues

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ISBN-10: 0826105130

ISBN-13: 9780826105134

Edition: 2010

Authors: Yvette R. Harris, James A. Graham, Gloria Jean Carpenter

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This book serves as a comprehensive source for understanding and intervening with children of incarcerated parents. The text examines on the daunting clinical implications inherent in trauma throughout development, as well as social and political roles in ameliorating intergenerational delinquency. This book conceptualizes the problem by using an ecological framework that is focused on the experience of the child. "Children of Incarcerated Parents "addresses developmental and clinical issues experienced throughout the trajectory of childhood and adolescence with a focus on interventions and social policies to improve outcomes for this under-studied group. The chapters explore individual,…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The Changing Landscape in the American Prison Population: Implications for Children of Incarcerated Parents
Parents "in the System": An Ecological Systems Approach to the Development of Children with Incarcerated Parents
Developmental Trajectories
Children of Incarcerated Parents: Developmental Trajectories Among School-Age Children
Children of Promise
Environmental Considerations
The Effects of Incarceration on Neighborhoods and Communities
Living Arrangements of Children of Incarcerated Parents: The Roles of Stability, Embeddedness, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity
Parenting from Prison
Building Partnerships to Strengthen Families: Intervention Programs and Recommendations
Strengthening Parent-Child Relationships: Visit Coaching with Children and Their Incarcerated Parents
Current and Future Directions
Child Welfare Legislation and Policies: Foster Children with a Parent in Prison
Service Planning and Intervention Development for Children of Incarcerated Parents
The Challenges of Family Reunification
Research and Intervention Issues for Moving Forward with Development in Children of Incarcerated Parents
Recommendations from Children of Incarcerated Parents
Equations Pertaining to Multilevel Models