Adalist-Estrin is Director of the National Resource Center on Children and
Families of the Incarcerated at the Family and Corrections Network in
Philadelphia and a Child and Family Therapist, in Jenkintown, Pa. Ann is
also a trainer for Boston University Medical School / Healthy Steps for
Young Children Pediatric Training Program.
She is an
Author, Speaker, and Consultant to a variety of agencies serving children
and families. Her seminar topics span a wide range of interests and ages and
are popular internationally, with parents and professionals alike. Her work
has also included consultations to communities, government and
non-government agencies and communities of faith on developing plans for
supporting children and families impacted by incarceration.
publications include: Mentoring Children of Prisoners: A Curriculum for
Training Mentors (CWLA, 2004) Responding to Children and Families of
Prisoners: A Community Guide (FCN, 2003), and The Children of
Incarcerated Parents Library on line at www.fcnetwork. Since May
of 2004, Ann has used the Mentoring Children of Prisoners Curriculum to
train 107 community agencies in 46 states across America.
Ann has held adjunct faculty positions at Temple University, University of
The Arts, and Community College of Philadelphia. She teaches "Those Left
Behind: Addressing the Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents” a graduate
course for teachers for Bob Randall Associates at Gratz College in