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All posts tagged 'Emotional Triggers'

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Talking With Your Child's Teachers: A Resource You Can Share About Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Need a resource you can share with your child's teachers that talks about how adoption, foster care, trauma, and transition can impact your child in the classroom?

7 Tips for Responding to Difficult News and Events With Your Kids

WACAP's clinical director discusses the events, news, and crises impacting children of color and their parents in today's society, and she offers seven suggestions to help parents respond to and connect with their transracially adopted kids.

Making July 4 Feel Safe (Not Scary) Your Child’s First Year Home

For children who’ve newly joined your family, holidays like July 4, may not be all fun and fireworks. What trauma-informed parents should remember before the celebration begins ...

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®).

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.

­­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?

­­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.

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.