- It’s National Adoption Month! Here are some great websites for more information about how to get involved:
- The Impact of Trauma on Parenting: Parents who have suffered trauma in their own childhoods want to give their children better lives, but the feelings of rage, shame, fear and hopelessness that so often come from trauma can get in the way. In this issue of Rise Magazine,
parents write about how trauma has impacted them as parents, and offer insights into child welfare policies and practices that either cause more pain or support them in healing themselves and their children.
- Birth Parents with Trauma Histories and the Child Welfare System: A Guide for Resource Parents.
- Health Insurance for Young Adults Who Used to Be in Foster Care: Help Spread the word! Young Adults who left foster care at 18 years old or older and will be younger than 26 years old on January 1, 2014 are eligible to receive Medicaid health insurance coverage. You’ll find more information here.
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