IN THIS ISSUE:
- Older Child Adoptions: Older Child Adoptions May Rise with Decline of International Adoptions
- Noteworthy Websites: Websites Related to Child Welfare, Adoption and Foster Family.
- Adoption and the School: Many Adoptive Parents Wonder if They Should Let Their Child's Teacher Know Their Child is Adopted.
- Two Welfare Advocates Retire From Current Positions
Books Related to the Topic of Domestic Abuse . Book Review of "Talking to My Mum", "Talking about Domestic Abuse", "Talking about Domestic Violence", "A Family That Fights", "Something Is Wrong at My House: A Book about Parents' Fighting", "Hear My Roar: A Story of Family Violence", and "Mommy's Black Eye."
Ask the Experts
Kristin Dunne, LCSW, Children's Aid and Family Services, offers advice to an adult interested in adopting an older child from Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) and shared an example of a successful older child adoption.