Tip Sheet for Providers: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This “tip sheet” was written by youth who have or have had incarcerated parents for service providers who work with youth who have this experience or may interact with them. The purpose is to provide practical advice for how to support youth facing the incarceration of a parent. The tip sheet also includes information from youth about the changes they would like to see in their lives, including more frequent visits with incarcerated loved ones and better coordination between the systems that influence their lives.

    Goals:

    To equip service providers with information to help them support youth who have an incarcerated parent.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is relevant to mentoring program coordinators or managers serving youth who have an incarcerated parent or loved one. It may also be relevant to other service providers serving this population of youth, including staff at other youth-serving organizations, advocacy agencies, or state and local government agencies.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    N/A

  • Resource Name:

    Tip Sheet for Providers: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

    Publisher/Source:

    Youth.gov

    Author:

    Unknown

    Date of Publication:

    n.d.

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource is accessible freely online in PDF form on the Youth.gov website: http://youth.gov/sites/default/files/COIP-TipSheet-Providers_Final.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























Tip Sheet for Providers: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

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