Behind the Wall: Public Health Outreach for Alaska’s Dads Who Are Incarcerated
In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Public Health Nurse Deborah Giedosh, EdD, shares how her team developed and delivered public health curriculum to support incarcerated dads in Alaska.
Air date: March 27, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)
- List three challenges incarcerated dads and others in the prison system may experience.
- Consider the health and social needs of incarcerated dads, especially their desires to stay connected to their children and their communities.
- List three strategies for developing a prison-based health education program.
Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; staff in parenting support or education programs; staff in correctional facilities
Slides and Resources
A recording of this webinar is available through PH LearnLink.
Deborah Giedosh, EdD, MSN-PH, MSN-NEd, MA, RN, Public Health Nurse II, Mat-Su Public Health Center, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
- What biases might you or your organization have in dealing with incarcerated populations?
- What are potential challenges for public health nurses bringing educational outreach to correctional facilities?
- Consider how a similar prison-based health education program could work in your community.