Parenting Your Adopted Teenager

Date: November 2020
Parenting Your Adopted Teenager

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2020

File Size: 379 KB

This factsheet is designed to help adoptive parents understand the needs and experiences of their teen and use practical strategies to foster healthy development. These strategies include approaches that acknowledge potential trauma and loss, support effective communication, promote independence, and address possible behavioral and mental health concerns. 

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2020). Parenting your adopted teenager. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau.

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