Helping Your Child Transition From Foster Care to Adoption

Date: July 2018
Helping Your Child Transition from Foster Care to Adoption

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2018

File Size: 485 KB

This factsheet for families offers tips for helping a child transition from foster care to adoption. Children and youth may not clearly understand the difference between being in out-of-home care and being adopted within the same family. This factsheet provides parents with steps they can take to promote attachment and ease the adjustment process at specific developmental stages along with helpful resources to encourage permanency.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2018). Helping your child transition from foster care to adoption. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.

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