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1 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents

2 The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center A Quick Survey: Do you believe that most children want to maintain a bond with their incarcerated parent? Do you believe that a child has the right to visit with their incarcerated parent? Do you believe that a child's visitation with an incarcerated parent is important to the child's well- being? Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (2012). 2 Agency Name Position Name Tent:

3 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Participants will be able to: 1.Discuss the importance of engaging incarcerated parents in case planning and visitation to the child’s well-being; 2.Identify the role of the leader in supporting staff who engage incarcerated parents; 3.Recognize tools and strategies that support the engagement of incarcerated parents; and 4.Initiate the development of a teaming strategy to support the engagement of incarcerated parents. 3 Learning Objectives

4 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center 4 Agenda Introduction and Overview The Importance of Engaging Incarcerated Parents Strategy and Tools for Engaging Incarcerated Parents Initiating Teaming Efforts

5 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center 5

6 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Million + 300% since Million + 300% since 1980 Incarceration Rate: The highest incarceration rate in the world Western and Pettit (2009)

7 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Incarcerated Parents: Million Fathers 1.1 Million Fathers 120,000 Mothers 120,000 Mothers That’s 2.7 million children with an incarcerated parent Western and Pettit (2009)

8 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Global Effects of Incarceration: 8 The ability to: Problem solve Self Improve Maintain Relationships The ability to: Problem solve Self Improve Maintain Relationships Supportive relationships: Friends Family Neighbors Supportive relationships: Friends Family Neighbors Human Capital Social Networks Social Capital

9 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Global Effects of Incarceration (continued) 9 Families experience a 22% reduction in income when the father is incarcerated Families experience a 22% reduction in income when the father is incarcerated 44% of inmates lived with children prior to incarceration; 6 in 10 mothers. 44% of inmates lived with children prior to incarceration; 6 in 10 mothers. Human Capital Social Networks Social Capital Glaze and Maruschak (2008) Western and Pettit (2010)

10 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center.. Impact on Children: 10. In % of youth in care entered because of parental incarceration. In % of youth in care entered because of parental incarceration U.S. Government Accountability Office (2011) The State Correctional Institution at Muncy: of their prison population are mothers. 70% of those mothers have a child in the dependency system. 50% AOPC Survey Results (2012)

11 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Video: Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) Dependent Children of Incarcerated Parents Workgroup Training video for judges and legal professionals: 11 PLAY

12 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Purpose of the AOPC Dependent Children of Incarcerated Parents Workgroup Identify perceptions about the issues and barriers Identify best and promising practices for engaging incarcerated parents and visitation planning Make recommendations to improve the engagement of incarcerated parents in Case planning and service delivery The court process Visitation and contact between children and their incarcerated parents 12

13 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center AOPC Dependent Children of Incarcerated Parents (2012) Survey Results: 13

14 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Practical Application of Teaming at All Levels: Children, youth and families Agency staff Private providers and community members State partners 14

15 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center A Leader’s Role in Stages of Team Development: Defining and achieving goals, gaining support, resolving conflicts, motivating team members, and sustaining commitment. 15

16 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Stages of Team Development 16 Forming Storming Norming Performing

17 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Team Leader’s Functions Lead with a clear purpose Empower to participate Aim for consensus Direct the process 17

18 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center The Workgroup’s Three Core Strategic Areas of Focus Collaboration Education and training Data collection 18

19 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Sesame Street Tools 19 TOOLS

20 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Sesame Street Video 20 PLAY

21 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Teaming Discussion 21

22 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Action Planning 22

23 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Dr. Karl Menninger Quote “Prison need not be the end of the road but the beginning of an interesting and productive life.” 23

24 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Final Questions 24

25 702: Leading Those Who Engage Incarcerated Parents The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center Action Planning and Closing Activities  Action Planning  Evaluation Thank you for being here today! 25


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