Episode 5: Working With the Correctional System and Incarcerated Parents

Date: January 2016

Transcript:   cw_podcast_incarcerated_parents_transcript.pdf   [PDF, 334 KB]

This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and SoundCloud. Subscribe to receive new episodes as they are released. Video: 37:08 Transcript (PDF - 334 KB) -2016 "We believe that reentry starts on the first day." - Alix McLearen, U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons When professionals work, interact, and exchange information with parents who are incarcerated and who have children involved in the child welfare system, they must also work with the correctional system and detention facilities (prisons). Navigating the protocols and procedures within a State's correctional system can be challenging and confusing, especially to professionals unaware of the restrictions on visitations and correspondence with inmates. This podcast, 'Working With the Correctional System and Incarcerated Parents', features a conversation between those with experience on both sides of the working relationship between the child welfare and correctional systems. Each side of this relationship shares the same vision for the incarcerated parents: reentry into society and reunification with their family where appropriate. The following are just a few things listeners will learn from the podcast: Featuring: