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Title Children of incarcerated parents / edited by Katherine Gabel, Denise Johnston.

Published New York : Lexington Books, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.7 GABE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 336 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Jean Harris -- Foreword / Susan M. Hunter -- 1. Incarcerated Parents / Denise Johnston and Katherine Gabel -- 2. Imprisoned Mothers / Barbara Bloom -- 3. Fathers in Prison / Creasie Finney Hairston -- 4. Jailed Mothers / Denise Johnston -- 5. Effects of Parental Incarceration / Denise Johnston -- 6. Post-Traumatic Stress Reactions in Children of Imprisoned Mothers / Christina Jose Kampfner -- 7. The Care and Placement of Prisoners' Children / Denise Johnston -- 8. Children of Prisoners in Foster Care / Julie A. Norman -- 9. Parent-Child Visitation in the Jail or Prison / Denise Johnston -- 10. Legal Issues for Prisoners with Children / Ellen Barry, River Ginchild and Doreen Lee -- 11. Termination of Parental Rights among Prisoners: A National Perspective / Philip M. Genty -- 12. Practical Considerations Regarding Termination of Incarcerated Parents' Rights / Gail Smith -- 13. Intervention / Denise Johnston.
14. Long-Term Care Nurseries in Prisons: A Descriptive Study / Katherine Gabel and Kathryn Girard -- 15. The Prison MATCH Program / Rose Weilerstein -- 16. A Program for Grandparent Caregivers / Leonora Poe -- 17. Public Policy and the Children of Incarcerated Parents / Barbara Bloom -- 18. Child Welfare System Policies and the Children of Incarcerated Parents / Shirley E. Marcus -- 19. Advocacy Efforts on Behalf of the Children of Incarcerated Parents / Peter Breen -- 20. Alternatives to Women's Incarceration / Meda Chesney-Lind and Russ Immarigeon -- Conclusion / Denise Johnston.
Summary The arrest and imprisonment of a parent is a significant trauma for children and they often react by demonstrating a pattern of aggression, anxiety, hyperarousal, depression, attention disorders developmental regression, and 'survival guilt'. In this book, the authors offer guidance to aid social workers, psychologist, and others who work with these children to help them.
Other author Gabel, Katherine.
Johnston, Denise, 1947-
Subject Children of prisoners -- United States.
Prisoners -- Family relationships -- United States.
Prisoners' families -- United States.
ISBN 0029110424