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Foster Care

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104,000 children are waiting to be adopted from the US Foster Care system, 40% of which are under the age of 6. Adopting from foster care is a wonderful way to build a family.

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Best Adoption Books for Children and Adults

June's Staff Pick comes from Peter Johnson, our Financial Manager. "My favorite resource is our great list of the Best of the Best Adoption books - bit.ly/AdoptionBooks …many of these books were some of our favorites. I hope you enjoy them as much as my family does."

Talking About the Difficult Parts of Your Child's History

Lesli Johnson, an EMDR therapist who specializes in adoption and foster care and an adult adoptee; and Susan Myers, a licensed Master Social Worker with Adoptions from the Heart Adoption Agency talk about how to talk about the

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Preparing to Blend Kids by Birth and Adoption or Foster/Kinship Care

How can parents prepare their families for blending kids by birth and adoption, foster/kinship care? Tips for blending families.

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Best Podcast for Parents? We Couldn't Choose One. Here Are Our Top 12

It's hard to choose the best podcast for parents, so we compiled the list of best parenting podcasts for family planning and child development

Building the Framework for Adopted & Foster Children to Process the Hard Parts of Their Stories

Talking with adopted & foster kids about the hard parts of their stories. Helping them process by building a framework for their stories.

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Impact of Prenatal Exposure to Opiates, Opioids, Methadone, Suboxone, and Other Common Drugs

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Someone To Turn To: A Vision for Creating Networks of Parent Peer Care

This Insights paper presents Rise’s vision for a peer network of collective care by and for parents. This fall, Rise created a parent Peer Vision Team to explore building a peer care model that can strengthen families while reducing contact with the family policing system. Nationwide and in New York City, where Rise is based, it’s crucial to broadly reorganize supports for families so that accessing resources and services does not put parents at risk of state intervention in their families…

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Interview with Sarah Sentilles, author of "Stranger Care"

Creating a Family, the national adoption, and foster care education & support nonprofit, provides trauma-information & expert-based resources on domestic infant adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, fostering and foster parent resources, embryo donation/adoption, attachment, transracial adoption, and adoptive parenting, and parenting children who have experienced trauma.

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Building Attachment While Your Foster/Kinship Baby Goes Through Withdrawal

How to comfort a foster/kinship baby going through withdrawal from prenatal exposure. Tips for building attachment during withdrawal.

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The Girl With Many Faces | Jinling Wu, Scotland, The Social - BBC

Allie was adopted from China when she was two years old.

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What Do Kinship Caregivers Need to Succeed?

In this course, we talk about what kinship caregivers need to succeed and how child welfare professionals can help.