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This federally funded report explains the impact of parental incarceration on the well-being of children and strategies that can be used by government programs and other services to address their potentially unique social and emotional needs. It begins by discussing the financial hardship faced...
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...