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This report uses the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children’s Health to examine both the prevalence of parental incarceration and child outcomes associated with it. Based on the analyses, more than five million children, representing 7% of all U.S. children, have had a parent who lived with them...
The incarceration of a loved one can be very overwhelming for both children and caregivers. It can bring about big changes and transitions. In simple everyday ways, you can comfort your child and guide her through these tough moments. With your love and support she can get through anything that...
The United States incarcerates more people than any other
country in the world, and over half of the 2.3 million inmates
are parents of children under age 18. One in 28 children in
the United States has a parent behind bars, and even more
will have an incarcerated parent...