Incarcerated Parents Prison Visit

Participants must have attended the Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families in Care course on May 9, 2019 to participate in this field trip. After a morning visit to Sacramento California State Prison, participants will debrief the visit and discuss tools needed to facilitate a visit between a child and an incarcerated parent. A boxed lunch will be provided to all who attend.

By attending this field trip, participants will gain:

  • Enhanced understanding of the technical requirements of visiting a prison
  • Increased awareness and comfort with the prison visit room climate and room set-up
  • Renewed understanding of best practices regarding visitation between foster children and incarcerated parents
  • Renewed understanding of the Children of Incarcerated Parents Bill of Rights
  • Increased awareness of their own biases, beliefs and assumptions surrounding incarcerated parents
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