Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents Book
- Great tool for children with a parent in jail or prison!
Can be used individually or in small groups
Topics include: Understanding What Happened, Building a Support System, Dealing with Shame, and more!
Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents by Stacey Burgess, LCSW, Tonia Caselman, PhD, LCSW and Jennifer Carsey, MSW. This book is for counselors, social workers, psychologists and teachers who work with children ages 7-12 who have a parent in jail or prison. It is designed so that work can be done individually or in small groups. Each chapter includes a brief literature review, suggestions for additional supports, discussion questions, fictional letters between a boy and his incarcerated father, activities, and reproducible worksheets. 104 pages.
Understanding What Happened
Building a Support System
Dealing with Shame
Allowing for Grief
Developing a Positive Identity
Learning to Ensure Success
Handling Angry Feelings
Building Positive Relationships
Planning for the FutureFuture