Event Title

Invisible Bars: Identifying the Needs of Children with an Incarcerated Parent

Presenter Information

Jenn Carson, University of Wyoming

Location

ED Annex 308

Start Date

7-3-2014 1:00 PM

End Date

7-3-2014 2:00 PM

Description

The presentation will focus on the 1 in every 40 American children in the U.S. with an incarcerated parent. This will include infants, young children and adolescents. The presentation will highlight these children’s unique social, emotional and academic needs in both their home and school setting. Current trends in research-based interventions will also be reviewed such as the innovative new Wyoming prison nursery program and the federal grant based Mentoring Children of Prisoners. Ms. Carson will also briefly share how she plans to incorporate an autoethnographic component into her research. The presenter Jenn Carson has experienced parental incarceration since her father and step-mother began life sentences in California in 1983. The presenter has also worked with children of prisoners in low-income public schools as a School Counselor for over a decade.

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Invisible Bars: Identifying the Needs of Children with an Incarcerated Parent

ED Annex 308

The presentation will focus on the 1 in every 40 American children in the U.S. with an incarcerated parent. This will include infants, young children and adolescents. The presentation will highlight these children’s unique social, emotional and academic needs in both their home and school setting. Current trends in research-based interventions will also be reviewed such as the innovative new Wyoming prison nursery program and the federal grant based Mentoring Children of Prisoners. Ms. Carson will also briefly share how she plans to incorporate an autoethnographic component into her research. The presenter Jenn Carson has experienced parental incarceration since her father and step-mother began life sentences in California in 1983. The presenter has also worked with children of prisoners in low-income public schools as a School Counselor for over a decade.