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All posts tagged 'Communication'

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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.

Foster and Adoptive Parent Support Group Listings and Look-Ups

As you build your support network, here are some tips, resources and links you may find helpful:

"Grand Canyon" - The Story Isn't Over Yet

Greg Eubanks shares concepts from a trauma-informed model called Trust Based Relational Interventions (TBRI®) and in this post, encourages foster and adoptive families that their stories aren't over, no matter how tough it gets.

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?

WACAP Now Podcast: Parents of 11 on Saying Yes Through Challenges

Parents of 11, with over 25 grandchildren and great children, talk about parenting, their family built through birth and adoption, hurdles they've faced, and the legacy they're all part of... love in this podcast ...

What's a "Lifebook" and How Do You Start Building One With Your Child?

Lifebooks help bridge a child’s past, present and future. Learn more about them here, with links to Lifebook sample pages, resources and tips that will help you create a lifebook with your child.

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.

WACAP Now Podcast: On Identity, Race, and What Children Need to See Growing Up

A candid discussion about adoption, race and identity with Jacob, adopted from Colombia in the mid '80s. Learn about his experience growing up adopted as a child of color in a predominately white neighborhood, and what, looking back as an adult, he wishes his parents had known as he was grappling with questions about where he belonged.



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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