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A Cycle of Tragedy: Incarcerated Parents and Child Reunification

OnDemand Webinar (63 minutes)

Determine if, when, and how reunification should occur.The impact of incarceration on families is enormous, affecting the incarcerated parent, the child/children, and the rest of the family unit in a multitude of ways. This information will help you become familiar with the goals and process of reunification, the individual experience and needs of the incarcerated parent, child/children, and family system. This material also discusses favorable and unfavorable factors for reunification and identifies post-reunification support options at the individual, family, and community level.


Sarah F. Shelton, Psy.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.P., Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC Christopher J. Dewhurst, M.A., M.Ed., Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC



• Scope of the Problem and Prevalence

• Understanding the Incarcerated Parent's Experience

• Understanding the Child and Family Experience

Reunification Process

• Goals

• Process

• Negative and Positive Indicators

After Reunification

• Individual and Family Support

• Community Support

• Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions