In the United States, incarceration is widespread. One in 14 children and youth under age 18 has experienced the incarceration of a residential parent at some point during their childhood. However, the risk of parental incarceration is not equally distributed; it happens more where there are already accumulated disadvantages, particularly poverty.
Supporting children and adolescents with incarcerated parents includes addressing social injustice
Autistic traits can undermine young children’s relationships, but aggressive behavior is the bigger risk
Key takeaways for caregivers Friendships play a critical role in children’s social and emotional development. Children with autistic traits have difficulty with socioemotional skills, putting them...
Fostering social justice – white adolescents’ social justice action requires race conscious environments
Key takeaways for caregivers Parents, peers, and schools all represent crucial influences that shape how white1 adolescents make sense of racism and their actions toward...