World Wide Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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

  • Preadoption Training: Different types of adoption often require different types and amounts of preadoption training for prospective parents. Adoptive parent trainings for families adopting from foster care, as well as trainings for kinship/relative families, also vary from State to State and even from one county to the next in county-administered States. Visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway for additional information and resources.
  • It Takes Two: Identical twins, separated at birth – but raised as sisters since the day they were born – are giving new meaning to the phrase “blended family.”
  • Helping Foster Kids Succeed: State Strategies for Saving Lives and Saving Money is a research paper requested by Wisconsin legislators and developed by the Family Impact Institute at UW-Madison.
  • Resilience in Foster Youthan article that shares stories of foster youth alumni and their determination to succeed.

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