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Provide reentry and transitional services for incarcenated parents that focus on parental responsibility.

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $741,960)

Children’s Trust of South Carolina and the S.C. Department of Corrections will use funding to develop a family education program designed to reduce environmental risk factors and improve protective factors for high-risk families. Incarcerated parents will reduce their behavioral infractions and recidivism. Children participating in the program will experience positive youth development by improving their social skills and behavior. Program participants will engage in innovative approaches to enhancing child and parent communication.

Date Created: September 27, 2022