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Children of Incarcerated Parents

CFIP Toolkit of Resources

The following books, fliers, videos and handouts regarding incarceration and the effect on children have been combined as a Toolkit at each school district office in the State for parents, caregivers, teachers or other school staff to checkout. The individual items, available through local bookstores and from State Agencies, are provided as a resource list for parents, caregivers, teachers, school staff and the public.

Tip Sheet for Incarcerated Parents: Planning for a Visit from Your Child/Children

Strengthening Incarcerated Individuals and Their Families from

Sesame Street's Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration

Materials from the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Materials from the New Jersey Department of Corrections, When A Parent Goes to Prison: A guide to discussing your incarceration with your children (PDF, 116 pages)

Materials from the Oregon Program, Parenting Inside Out (Providing evidence-based curriculum for incarcerated mothers and fathers).
Including a set of materials targeted toward educators and caregivers and a collection of resources for children.

For Children in Foster Care (PDF, 22 pages)

The Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents (CCIP)

The Heart of Learning: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success

Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Children of Prisoners

Parent Trust for Washington Children

Kinship Care in Washington State

Beyond the Walls: A Guide to DSHS Services for Families Affected by Incarceration (PDF)

My Daddy’s in Jail by Janet M. Bender, M. Ed.

An Inmate’s Daughter by Jan Walker

All Alone in the World by Nell Bernstein

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