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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: Back to School

Persistence Reaps Benefits:
Advocating for Your Child at School

by Susan Serrano

Facing Perceptions
by Nicole Penn

Self-Harm, Secrecy and Shame
by Melanie Chung-Sherman, LCSW-S, CTS, LCPAA

Talking to Teachers About Adoption
by Kathryn Kaatz

The Imperfect First Day:
Appreciating Life's Unexpected Moments

by Crystal Martin, M.Ed.

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: Tips for Parenting Teens and Preparing Them for the Future

Preparing Teens for the Future

By John DeGarmo, Ed.D.

Brandon Rutledge: Having a Family Can Make a Difference
By Kim Phagan-Hansel

5 Things to Know About Fostering Teens
By New York Foundling

The Launch Pad
By Lisa Castetter

David: How a Teenager from Hard Places Changed My Life
By Jennifer Poston

Helping Youth Thrive
By Francie Zimmerman

Educational Resources for Foster Care and Adopted Youth
By Suzanne Boyd, Ph.D., and Phyllis Stephenson, MDA