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The Adoption Navigator Team has located some good resources regarding parenting children from the child welfare system. The links below are from Child Welfare Information Gateway at www.childwelfare.gov. If you have further questions and would like you speak to an Adoption Navigator you can contact us at 1-800-589-6273.

 

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Abuse or Neglect:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/parenting_CAN.pdf

Parenting Your Adopted Teenager:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/parent-teenager/  

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/child-trauma/  

Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/f_abused.pdf