World Wide Wednesday, July 22, 2015

iStock_000003621765_LargeIt’s World Wide Wednesday! Here’s what’s news in the world of foster care and adoption around the web:

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Facts and Resources.
  • International Adoption: Bulgaria.
  • Connections for Success: Research has shown that number one indicator of success for youth in foster care is a positive relationship with a caring adult. Mentoring programs for older youth in foster care and foster care alumni build connections that can support the transition into adulthood. This video demonstrates the importance of mentoring on not only vulnerable youth, but also the benefits on the mentors themselves.
  • Top 10 Things to Make a Foster Child’s First Day Easier: Little things matter and set the tone for things to come.

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

Inclusion in this post does not imply an endorsement by the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families. The Coalition is not responsible for the content of these resources.


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