Breaking the cycle of incarceration| Stories of my work as a missionary to children of incarcerated parents

by Mona Davies

Institution: United Theological Seminary
Year: 2015
Keywords: Pedagogy; Individual & family studies; Social structure
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2066063
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The context of this project is Community Outreach Ministry in Riverside, California, interviewing six families caught in the cycle of incarceration. The problem was no stories addressing the children's needs by the children of incarcerated parents existed in the literature. The objective included apprehending and analyzing fifteen stories in eight weeks. The hypothesis accepted the children's stories as a research tool informing interventions for breaking the cycle of incarceration. A qualitative research narrative case study was implemented. The findings tested that the qualitative insights from the stories informed the model and resources as effective interventions to break the cycle of incarceration.