Empowering Children of Incarcerated Parents Book

Product Number : 1498

  • 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!

  • Ages: 7-12

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.

Topics include

Understanding What Happened

Building a Support System

Dealing with Shame

Allowing for Grief

Acknowledging Trauma

Developing a Positive Identity

Learning to Ensure Success

Handling Angry Feelings

Building Positive Relationships

Planning for the Future


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