Parenting After Adoption [web resource]
Adoption is a lifelong process. Families often need additional support at various times after placement and after the adoption is legally finalized. Families may need services as a child develops and as normal development, adjustment, and adoption-related issues arise. This article from find resources for adoptive families that explain what to expect at various developmental stages.
The Child Welfare Information Gateway offer the follow articles and resources in which you’ll learn how to talk about adoption, address adoption issues in school, help children with grief and loss, recognize and get help for post-adoption depression, find needed services, and obtain financial assistance.
- Adoption and developmental stages
- Adoption and school
- After adoption from foster care
- After domestic infant adoption
- After intercountry adoption
- Finding services for an adopted child
- Helping adopted children cope with grief and loss
- Postadoption depression
- Talking about adoption
Source: Children’s Bureau | Parenting After Adoption, https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/adopt-parenting/helping | public domain
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