Helping Your Foster Child Transition to Your Adopted Child

Helping Your Foster Child Transition to Your Adopted Child

by Child Welfare Information Gateway
     
 
There are a number of ways to help foster children make the emotional transition from being "a ward of the State or the Court" to being "a son or daughter" of foster/adoptive parents. This fact sheet describes specific things families can say and do to help foster children transition, including: talking with children about the changes, engaging in activities to help

Overview

There are a number of ways to help foster children make the emotional transition from being "a ward of the State or the Court" to being "a son or daughter" of foster/adoptive parents. This fact sheet describes specific things families can say and do to help foster children transition, including: talking with children about the changes, engaging in activities to help children understand their own history and background and the reasons why they cannot live with their birth family, helping children adjust to these losses, and helping children transfer their attachments to the foster/adoptive family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013560079
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
06/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
51 KB

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