Children and youth enter foster care at no fault of their own. The number one goal of all foster parents should be reunification, but there are always children and teens who cannot return to their birth family. In fact, according to NACAC, 24 percent of child and youth, who leave foster care are adopted. OfContinue reading “Foster Care Adoption”
These are some of the books on my bookshelf regarding adoption and foster care, from adoptees, foster parents, adoptive parents and professionals. What are you reading? Let me know in the comments!
Foster and Adoption Gifts, Foster Care Adoption blogs by foster alumni, adoptees, birth families, adoptive families, foster families and social worker, along with other resources.
After the judge declares your child’s adoption is finalized, you thought the paperwork was done and you could just live life right?! Well, no. If you want to do it right, make sure everything is done RIGHT. Here are some things nine things to consider in the weeks after your child’s adoption is final.
There are many factors that go into an adoptive placement decision, but most social workers follow a general placement preference for a child in need of a permanent family, always based on the willingness of the adults to parent and their suitability to do so. Which is why there are generally not infants, toddlers orContinue reading “Adopt A Baby from Foster Care”
The First Night in Foster Care: What You Need to Know