Author Archives: enigma

CIP Mythbusters: Child Welfare

Category : Child Welfare

Myths and facts regarding child welfare. Read More

Common Stress Points for Children

Category : Supporting Kids

A parent’s involvement in the criminal justice system often creates unexpected emotions that challenge established coping strategies. Read More

Tips for Families

Category : Supporting Kids

Communication tips for the incarcerated and their families. Read More

Telling the Children

Category : Supporting Kids

A variety of scenarios and methods to assist with addressing the matter of parental incarcerated with children. Read More

Questions Children Ask

Category : Supporting Kids

There are 4 main questions that children ask or want to ask their incarcerated parents. Read More

What to Tell Children When a Parent or Family Member Goes to Prison

Category : Supporting Kids

Connecticut-based organization, Families in Crisis, offers helpful suggestions for this difficult question. Read More

Visiting Mom or Dad

Category : Visiting

A developmental guide for preparing children for prison visits (Infants-Schools Age). Read More

Preparing a Child for a Prison Visit

Category : Visiting

Find some suggested strategies for an incarcerated parent and/or caregiver to prepare a child for visitation. Read More

Why Maintain Relationships?

Category : Visiting

Potential benefits of visitation for children and the incarcerated parent. Read More