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Current Issue

 Adoption Today
Your guide to the issues and answers surrounding International and domestic adoption. Written by adoptive parents, adoptees and professionals in the fields of medicine, law, education, social work, child development and International and domestic adoption.

Inside this Issue

FOCUS: Parenting Teens

Confessions of a Parent of a Teen
by Bert Ballard, Ph.D.

Family Game Night
by Kresta Stone

The Family Role in Transitioning of Internationally Adopted Youth from High School to Post-Secondary Education
by Boris Gindis, Ph.D.

Birth Parents on their Minds
Debbie Riley, LCMFT, and Ellen Singer, LCSW-C

When to Seek Help
by Melanie Chung-Sherman, LCSW-C, CTS, LCPAA

FOCUS: Heritage Tours

Projects to Prepare for the First Heritage Trip
Iris Culp

Returning to Korea
by Cassie Zahller

Returning to China
Bambi Wineland

Heritage Tours to Colombia
by Bill Gruber


Current Issue

 Fostering Families TODAY
Fostering Families TODAY explores the issues that profoundly affect families and children through articles and stories reflecting professional expertise and the experienced perspective of dedicated parents.

Inside this Issue

FOCUS: The Role Foster Parents Play in the Foster Care System

Why Foster Parent Pre-Service Training is so Important

By Amy Strickler, Ph.D., Annette C. Trunzo, Ph.D.

How the Child Welfare Department Can Help
By James Kenny, Ph.D., and Peter Kenny, JD

Prudent Parenting
By Richard Heyl de Ortiz

The Ins and Outs of Foster Parent Training
By John DeGarmo, Ed.D.

Share Holders' Meetings
By June Bond, BA, M.Ed.

Stories from Foster Alumni
By Jamie Akins

Foster Parents are an Important Part of the Team
By Ellen Singer, LCSW-C, and Madeleine Krebs, LCSW-C