How CIP Relate to Parent

Our research offers some insight into how CIP feel about themselves and what types of feelings they have toward their incarcerated parent. The statistics on this topic are not overwhelming but it is clear that CIP are not scared and are willing to visit their parent in prison.

When asked if they have someone to talk to about their feelings, CIP youth answered:

90% NO

10% YES

CIP Initial Analysis

5% of CIP think that they might do something bad because their parent did something bad.

5% of CIP agree/strongly agree that their friends think they are a bad person because their
parent is in prison.

48% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they are sad about their parent who is in prison.

5% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they feel it is their fault that their parent is in prison.

33% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they are angry at their parent who is in prison.

25% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they feel sad if they visit/see their parent who is in prison.

40% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they feel happy if they visit/see their parent who is in prison. (35% Unsure)

32% of CIP agree/strongly agree that they wish their parent at home told them more about their parent who is in prison.

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This program is made possible in part  through a partnership with the Connecticut Children with Incarcerated Parents (CTCIP) Initiative, a project of the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). For more information, visit www.ctcip.org.

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