IN THIS ISSUE:
- National Adoption Month
- New Jersey Angels in Adoption Awards
- National Adoption Day
- NJ Family Care: New Jersey is enrolling NJ Family Care/ Medicaid clients into Managed Care and choosing the right medical services for your family.
- NJ Adoptees' Access Bill Update
- Giving Thanks: It is important to say "thanks"
- A Home for the Holidays
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
Dana W. Fried, Assistant Director, NJ ARCH, offers advice about the possible differences between the "teen behavior" and adoption-related issues that may surface during those years. She offers various services available in NJ for families who are struggling.