Tip Sheet for Mentors: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This “tip sheet” provides information about the experiences of children who have an incarcerated parent, to help mentors provide support and understanding through their mentoring relationship. The resource addresses how to build a trusting relationship, help a youth maintain a relationship with an incarcerated parent if appropriate, and support youth in coping with challenges related to a parent’s incarceration.

    Goals:

    To equip mentors with information to help them support youth who have an incarcerated parent.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    This resource is relevant to mentors of youth who have an incarcerated parent or loved one.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    N/A

  • Resource Name:

    Tip Sheet for Mentors: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

    Publisher/Source:

    Youth.gov

    Author:

    Unknown

    Date of Publication:

    n.d.

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Validity:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness












  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online in PDF form on the Youth.gov website: http://youth.gov/sites/default/files/COIP-FactSheet-Mentor.pdf

















  • References:

    Evidence Base: N/A

    Additional References: N/A



























Tip Sheet for Mentors: Supporting Children Who Have an Incarcerated Parent

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