World Wide Wednesday – September 25, 2013

174337705It’s World Wide Wednesday! Here’s what’s happening the world of foster care and adoption around the web:

  • Supporting Children and Families When Adoption Dissolution Occurs: It is estimated that between 1% and 10% of adoptions result in dissolution. In this issue of NCFA’s Adoption Advocate, authors Jon Bergeron, Jr., Ph.D. and Robin Pennington highlight ways to help and support those involved in an adoption dissolution, beginning with the child. The article also includes recommendations for those working with relinquishing parents as well as re-adopting parents. Click here to download the PDF of Adoption Advocate No. 62 or click here to view the web version.
  • KidsPeace has a page of videos on their website that answer some of the frequently asked questions from those considering becoming a foster parent. You’ll find them here.
  • Check out a compelling infographic about aging out of foster care from the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.
  • Have a chance to see “Turbo” recently? Addison Cooper has an Adoption at the Movies review: No Dream is Too Big, No Dreamer To Small.

Have news you’d like to share? Please post in our comments!


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