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Q & A: What if I get pregnant during the adoption process?

Not surprisingly, a question that’s asked frequently by those inquiring about adoption has to do with pregnancy. “What happens if I get pregnant during the adoption process?" WACAP's Director of Social Services, Elana Roschy, answers ... 

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Trust-Based Parenting and Trauma-Informed Care: New Online Training

A trauma-informed approach is paramount to understanding, empathizing, and responding to the impact of trauma with our children and within our families. Learn more about WACAP's trauma-informed training approach, including a new, recommended online training based on trust-based, relational parenting and relationships (TBRI®).

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Five Reasons to Adopt From South Korea

If you're thinking about international adoption, here are five reasons to consider adopting a child from South Korea, according to WACAP Korea adoption staff.

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WACAP Now Podcast: The Children We See Every Day, and the Foster Care Placement Crisis We Don't

A timely and honest podcast discussion about the foster care placement crisis in Washington state (and other communities), how the children in state care are affected, and next steps for those who'd like to become a foster/adoptive parent.

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Eight Tips to Strengthen Parent-Child Attachment When One Parent Is Rejected

Eight tips to help couples who've adopted a young child strengthen parent-child bonds, especially if the child struggles with attachment to a parent after adoption.

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Foresight in Adoption

Since a child’s medical and emotional needs can be in flux, a proactive parenting approach is crucial to meeting their needs.  


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Heritage Trips – A Journey to Beginnings

Connections to birth country, culture and language are as important for international adoptees as they are complex. As families have conversations about heritage and heritage travel, it's important that everyone is part of conversation.

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­­When Love Isn’t Enough

"What happens when love isn’t enough?" This article talks about adoption and dissolution, safeguards that can help families thrive, and the support that's available when families are having difficult conversations.

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­­Transitions: Why Are They Hard, And What Can We Do?

What informs adoptees' responses to transition, and what can parents can do to support their children through change?

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Loving Your Older Child, Even When the Feelings Are Hard to Find

Some tips for families about how to build and strengthen emotional connections with children who've joined their families through adoption, especially parents who've adopted older kids.

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