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All posts tagged 'Proactive Approaches'

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10 Tips When Planning a Heritage Trip

Considering heritage travel with your child? Here are 10 tips from a WACAP family ...

Three Resources for Foster and Adoptive Parents of LGBTQ Youth

For foster and adoptive families of LGBTQ youth, here are three resources recommended by WACAP and the Human Rights Campaign, All Children, All Families.

Navigating the Holidays: Advice From WACAP Families

A collection of advice about how to approach or navigate the holidays from adoptive and foster families. 

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?

Eight Tips for Grandparents Welcoming Home Grandkids Through Foster Care and Adoption

Eight tips for grandparents of foster and adoptive grandchildren, with suggestions of what grandparents can do to prepare while they're waiting to meet and welcome their grandkids home (plus link to resource post). 

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®).

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.

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.  


Post-Adoption Reporting: Why It Matters

Read about post placement reporting from a different perspective, and find out what the U.S. Department of State wants families to know about the difference these reports make.