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Category: Pre-Adoption

Pre-Adoption

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.

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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). 

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Six Books to Add to Your Adoption Reading List

For foster and adoptive parents, here are six WACAP-staff recommended books to add to your reading list, if you haven't already.

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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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