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104,000 children are waiting to be adopted from the US Foster Care system, 40% of which are under the age of 6. Adopting from foster care is a wonderful way to build a family.

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Becoming a Foster Parent: What You Really Need to Know

Irene Clements, Executive Director of the National Foster Parent Association discusses what you need to know before you move forward with the process of becoming a foster parent.

Parenting a Challenging Child: A Collaborative Approach

If you are parenting a challenging child, how do you build skills, and improve behavior? Collaborative parenting steps to build skills.

We are thrilled to offer another round of FREE COURSES to you, including this practical resource - Disciplining While Maintaining Attachment. It's all thanks to our generous partnership with Jockey Being Family. Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT and apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG when you check out. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #attachment #traumainformed Single Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Adoption In California, Kinship Care, Types Of Adoption, Foster Care System, International Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Foster Family

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We are thrilled to offer another round of FREE COURSES to you, including this practical resource - Disciplining While Maintaining Attachment. It's all thanks to our generous partnership with Jockey Being Family. Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT and apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG when you check out. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare #attachment #traumainformed

From a Birth Mother on Mother's Day

Thoughts from a birth mother, on holding space for the birth mothers in our lives. How to honor birth mothers during Mother’s Day.

Evaluating Risk Factors in Foster Care

In this course, we talk about evaluating the risk factors for foster care with Dr. Kimara Gustafson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota with appointments at both their Adoption Medicine Clinic and Pediatric Emergency Department.

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Thanks to the generosity of our partners @JockeyBeingFam, we are offering you this great course, Parenting Tweens and Teens, for FREE! Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT and apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG at checkout. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare

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Thanks to the generosity of our partners @JockeyBeingFam, we are offering you this great course, Parenting Tweens and Teens, for FREE! Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT and apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG at checkout. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare

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Talking with Young Children about Adoption and Birth Parents

Creating a Family, the national adoption, and foster care education & support nonprofit, provides trauma-information & expert-based resources on domestic infant adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, fostering/foster parent resources, talking about adoption, embryo donation/adoption, attachment, transracial adoption, and adoptive parenting, and parenting children who have experienced trauma.

We are SO excited to interview Sarah Sentilles about her brand new book, Stranger Care. It's a beautiful and hard story about the power of love, facing injustice, and caring for those beyond our immediate families. Stay tuned - it's going to be a great podcast! #fostercare

We are SO excited to interview Sarah Sentilles about her brand new book, Stranger Care. It's a beautiful and hard story about the power of love, facing injustice, and caring for those beyond our immediate families. Stay tuned - it's going to be a great podcast! #fostercare

Thanks to the generosity of our partners @JockeyBeingFam, we are offering you this FREE COURSE on nurturing and maintaining your marriage or partnership! Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT to learn more. Apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG at checkout. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare Single Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Adoption In California, Kinship Care, Types Of Adoption, Foster Care System, International Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Foster Family

Jockey Being Family Agency Page

Thanks to the generosity of our partners @JockeyBeingFam, we are offering you this FREE COURSE on nurturing and maintaining your marriage or partnership! Go to bit.ly/JBFSUPPORT to learn more. Apply the coupon code JBFSTRONG at checkout. #adoption #fostercare #kinshipcare

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Take some time this month to learn how protective factors and adverse childhood experiences impact families and communities. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies Child Adoption Center, Adoption In California, Every Child Matters, Child Abuse Prevention, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Foster Care System, International Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Foster Family

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Take some time this month to learn how protective factors and adverse childhood experiences impact families and communities. #ChildAbusePreventionMonth #ThrivingFamilies

Evaluating Risk Factors in Foster Care

In this course, we talk about evaluating the risk factors for foster care with Dr. Kimara Gustafson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota with appointments at both their Adoption Medicine Clinic and Pediatric Emergency Department.

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Parenting Your Adopted Preschooler

This factsheet is designed to help adoptive parents understand their preschooler's developmental needs. It also provides practical strategies to promote a warm and loving parent-child relationship based on honesty and trust. It offers information on development, talking about adoption with your child, and appropriate discipline.

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Panel of Kinship Caregivers: What's It Really Like

Creating a Family, the national adoption, and foster care education & support nonprofit, provides trauma-information & expert-based resources on domestic infant adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, fostering/foster parent resources, kinship care, kinship caregivers, embryo donation/adoption, attachment, transracial adoption, and adoptive parenting, and parenting children who have experienced trauma.

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How Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Adopted/Foster Kids

The attachment style formed in your childhood impacts how you parent your adopted and foster kids. Understanding your attachment style.

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Adoption Tax Credit 2020

In this course, we talk with Becky Wilmoth, an Adoption Tax Credit Specialist with Bill's Tax Service and Josh Kroll, the Adoption Subsidy Resource Center coordinator at the North American Council on Adoptable Children about how you can take full advantage of the tax credit and any important changes for 2020.