Importance of Preserving Ties with Family During Imprisonment


University of Huddersfield researchers published a paper in the Prison Service Journal that examines what impact family ties and relationships can have on the prisoner, as well as how imprisonment can influence the family.

The researchers document the evaluation of the Family Support Project (FSP) that finds the benefits of Family Days in maintaining family ties, and Final Contact adoption visits for people bidding farewell to children.



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Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services

Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Family Preservation

Programs that provide a variety of short-term, intensive, home-based intervention services for families experiencing a crisis that is so severe that children are at imminent risk for placement outside the family setting. Also programs that identify families whose prospects for successful reunification are good and provide the array of supportive services needed to facilitate permanent reunification.

    Federal Programs Related to - Behavioral Science Programs

    Programs that focus on the social sciences, psychology, and biomedical sciences to study complex problems of human individual and social growth and behavior.



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