Annual Assembly Workshop Feature: The Impact of Incarceration on Families

Imagine having a parent in prison. What would that parent/child relationship be like?  What unique challenges would both the parent and child face? For 1.5 million children in the United States this situation is a reality.  In this workshop at the Missouri Catholic Conference’s Annual Assembly, Sr. Jackie Toben, former Director of Let’s Start in St. Louis, and several of the women who have lived this experience will tell their stories of the impact of incarceration on families.  Come learn about the resiliency factors, positive interventions and community resources that help these families cope with this difficult situation. To learn more and register, click here.

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