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Healing Family Relationships: Parents In Jail, How To Help The Children?

  • Broadcast in Women
Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Going to prison is perhaps one of the most emotionally traumatizing experiences to ever endure. It doesn’t just traumatize the individual, it traumatizes the whole family, especially the children. As we look at ways to begin transforming prisons into the emotional healing centers that can introduce  better people into society, we first have to look at how to address the effects of a parent’s imprisonment on the children. How do we help them cope with feelings of shame, abandonment and loss?