Let's Talk About When Your Parent Is in Jail
By: Maureen K. Wittbold
Discusses why jails exist, why people go to jail, and how to deal with having a parent in prison.
Available on Amazon
When caregivers provide their child with dependable and reliable information about his or her parent’s incarceration, they lay the foundation for developing resilience. The disclosure fosters a trusting relationship between the caregiver and child, creating a comfortable environment for the child to ask difficult questions while grieving his or her loss and adjusting to a new reality.