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All posts tagged 'Trauma'

Check out all of the posts tagged with 'Trauma' below. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Foster Care and Adoption Benefits and “Benefits of the Heart”

WACAP’s Foster Care and Adoption staff answer some commonly asked questions about foster care and adoption, foster care and adoption benefits, and who to contact about becoming a foster parent. Not least of all, they talk about why fostering a child is an endeavor and “benefit of the heart,” bringing stability and love to children and youth when they need it most.

"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.

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?

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 ...

WACAP Now Podcast: On Haiti, Preparing for Storms, and the Children

In this 2017 podcast, on the eve of Hurricane Irma, the orphanage caregivers and the children in Haiti had prepared for the storm, should Haiti be in Irma's direct path. In this podcast with Maya Andreic, program manager of WACAP's Haiti program, you'll learn more about the children waiting for families and the stability they need between the storms we hear about, and the ones we don't.

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®).

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.

­­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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