IN THIS ISSUE:
- May Is National Foster Care Month
- Top 10 Things Teens Wish Their Parents Knew: Ideas that Teens Wanted to Share with Their Parents
- Summer Camp Planning
- Adoption Tax Credit
- New Jersey Trust Fund: Help Children Who Have Been Abused and Neglected When Preparing Your State Tax Return
Books used by professionals in the field of adoption. Book review of "How to Screen Adoptive and Foster Parents: A Workbook for Professionals and Students", "Understanding Adoption: Clinical Work with Adults, Children, and Parents", "Playful Approaches to Serious Problems: Narrative Therapy with Children and Their Families" and "Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques."
Ask the Experts
Tara Rizzolo, Director of Scholarship Programs, Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS), offers advice about various higher education scholarships to a family for their son who spent many years in the foster care system prior to being adopted.