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OJJDP Practitioner-Researcher Partnership Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents Demonstration Program

Overview

In 2014, OJJDP awarded grants to a practitioner-researcher partnership to develop and evaluate new mentoring practices that serve the needs of youth whose biological parent, legal guardian, or informal primary caregiver is incarcerated in a prison or jail.

The target population includes:

  • Children with a parent who is currently incarcerated.
  • Children whose parent(s) has been incarcerated at some point during the child's lifetime.

Next: Goals and Objectives

Date Created: February 18, 2020