Parental Imprisonment In Prison

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The purpose of a prison sentence is to punish offenders, not their children. Studies show that disruption associated with parental imprisonment, and the values, attitudes and behaviours that are promoted in the child throughout this experience, will be a very negative experience for the child, and may increase the probability of the child him/herself offending later in life. It is then to do something around this subject a study into parent imprisonment showed that 3,413,200 children in America alone are effect by parent imprisonment. A boy Luke reed who was interviewed as he has lived first hand to this topic lets us know what it is like to have a parent imprison. “Contention” Parent imprisonment affects millions of people all around the world, who often already have difficult situations in there lifetime this puts them in a venerable situation in society. The certain studies have been conducted in certain countries these countries are …show more content…
This is a mark of disgrace that the secrecy keep children affected by parent imprisonment hidden. To minimise the negative impacts of parental imprisonment on children, their needs must be acknowledged. Children of prisoners and the issues they face have been invisible for too long. The consequence of continuing to ignore these children is to reinforce the generational cycle of crime and disadvantage in which they are enmeshed. According to Johnston who has a doctorate in this area states “in the case of parent–child visitation in jails and prisons, it is clear that this beneficial, that a intervention will reduces the negative effects of parent–child separation and may therefore also contribute to a reduction of future crime and incarceration among prisoners’ children. Therefore go down and meet with your local national presentive and explain to him how there is no way out of this except for provide exceptional services for children and families in need from parent

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