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This factsheet discusses common issues that come up for children and families during the foster-to-adoption process, how to support your child or youth through the transition, and resources available for help. (Author abstract)
This factsheet provides suggestions for finding an adoption-competent therapist and offers information about the types of therapy that can help adopted children and their families. Foster parents considering adoption could face similar issues and therefore also may find definitions and...
This factsheet provides information on how communities, community leaders, and individual citizens can strengthen families, protect children, and prevent child abuse and neglect. (Author abstract)
All parents eventually face the decision to leave their child home alone for the first time. However, children face real risks when left unsupervised. Those risks, as well as a child’s comfort level and ability to deal with challenges, must be considered. This factsheet provides some tips to...