This chapter discusses the adverse effects of parental incarceration on children and the types of stressors children experience because of their parent’s arrest and imprisonment. The chapter concludes by identifying some protective factors that may promote resilience in children with an imprisoned parent. (Author abstract)
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The Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children (Section 4 in the report Incarceration and the Family: A Review of Research and Promising Approaches for Serving Fathers and Families).