Term Pregnant/Parenting Inmate Support Programs
Code FF-3300.6350
Definition Programs that provide counseling, prenatal and postnatal support, nutrition services, parenting education including child abuse prevention and/or a variety of other supportive services for incarcerated pregnant women and/or inmates who are parents. Goals are to ensure that inmates learn to be responsible parents, maintain emotional and physical connection with their children and develop a support system that they can rely on during their incarceration and after their release. Some programs provide home visits and other aftercare services to help parents transition back to the community.
Created 12/4/00
Changed 7/7/09
Use References Pregnant Inmate Support Programs
See Also References Mother and Infant Care (LJ-5000)
Parenting Education (PH-6100)
School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs (HH-7920)
External Classification Terms Inmate Support (NPC I03.05)
Inmate Support (NTE I43)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Rehabilitation Services for Offenders (NPC I03.07)
Related Concepts Pregnancy
Facet Service
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