It’s World Wide Wednesday! Here’s what’s happening the world of foster care and adoption around the web:
- Resources on grandparents raising grandchildren and kinship care:
- The Great Back-to-School Kit: 17 simple and effective ways to bring adoption into the classroom.
- The Grief and Loss We Feel When a Foster Child Leaves Our Home: Whether a child is reunified or placed with a relative, when they leave it can be very traumatic on the caregivers and other children in the home. In this episode of The Just in Time Webshow, host Lora Diaz chats with foster and adoptive parent, foster parent advocate, and trainer Dania Guzman about the loss and grief families feel when a child leaves their home.
- This issue of Adoptalk, the quarterly publication of the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), focuses on how older youth need families as much as younger children. It features waiting youth who are soon to be 18 years of age and encourages the recruitment of permanent families for older youth. Articles included in this issue highlight Advocates for Family First’s new policy agenda, profiles of the 2014 NACAC award recipients, the use of the 3-5-7 Model for helping children work through grief, and much more.
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