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Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents

Friday, May 14, 2021
9:00 am12:00 pm

Instructor: Dr. Christine Salvatore, LIMHP, LMFT, MAC, Doctor of Behavioral Health

Upon completion of this training the participant will be have an increased awareness and understanding of the experiences and issues faced by youth with incarcerated parents; be able to identify appropriate practices and strategies that may benefit youth with incarcerated parents and address the issues they face (e.g., trust, abandonment, guilt, stigma, secrecy, relational struggles, understanding the justice system, as well as strengths such as resiliency and ability to forgive); highlight the role of trauma and trauma informed practices and strategies for addressing the needs of youth with incarcerated parents; identify ideas for potential advocacy for practice and policy change within your organization that may impact youth with incarcerated parents; and identify ways to promote positive outcomes for youth whose parents are absent due to incarceration.