Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Children with Incarcerated Parents: The Role of Schools (Information Resource)

Description: The impact of having a parent incarcerated varies with the child and surrounding supports, and the supports available to many of the children usually are quite limited. With respect to policy, advocates who focus on this population describe the children as marginalized to the point of invisibility. They point to the recent formal designation of parental incarceration as an “adverse childhood experience” as a step forward.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/incar.pdf  43kb;7pp