World Wide Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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


  • My Body Belongs to Me: An animated four minute film aimed to educate children about sexual abuse and empower them to speak up.
  • Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth: Consider offering this flyer to youth aging out of foster care so they are aware of financial aid for school. The John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program helps youth currently and formerly in foster care help pay for college, career school, or training. This flyer is also available in Spanish.
  • Adoption at the Movies reviews two newly-released films: X-Men: Days of Future Past and Blended.
  • The Seven Wonders of Adoption: This article provides a list of seven commonly identified adoption issues, reframed from the child’s point of view as “wonders.” Also included are some possible behaviors displayed by a child experiencing feelings associated with each of the issues.

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