Youth Mentoring Benefits

5 Ways Mentoring Helps Children of Incarcerated Parents

Parental incarceration has numerous negative effects on children. According to the National Institute of Justice, the incarceration of parents is one of the risk factors that increase the possibility of a child having following emotional and behavioral challenges, such as: Psychological strain (i.e. emotional trauma, separation anxiety, worry about parent) Anti-social behavior (i.e. feelings of…