Category: pregnant inmates

Register for Webinar: Hot Topics in Managing Pregnant Women in Jail-Based Settings

Hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association Pregnant women present a unique set of medical, social, logistical, and custody issues for jails. This webinar, presented by an ob-gyn who has worked in jails and on developing best practices guidelines, will highlight some of the challenges and opportunities for jails to safely and appropriately care for and …

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Prison Parenting Program Helps Connect Families

KULR8 By Amy Leet Every year in the United States, 2.2 million men and women are incarcerated. Many of them are mothers and fathers. According to the Voices of Incarceration Project, this leaves behind more than 2.2 million children. Imagine being confined to one building while you’re four months pregnant, without the freedom and comfort …

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Apply Now: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act—State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2017 State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women diagnosed …

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