January 14, 2014

Claiming YOUR Child

Transitioning into a forever family can be a stressful time for a child. They may wonder if they will fit in, will they be “given up on,” and a host of other concerns. One way to help your child know that they are part of the family is by “claiming them.” Read More

January 9, 2014

New Discussion Group at Barker to Begin in January 2014

The Barker Foundation is please to announce that it is forming a new monthly discussion group for adoptive parents of adolescents and teens.  Read More

January 3, 2014

American RadioWorks - Wanted: Parents

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December 24, 2013

Internet lifts shroud of secrecy on adoption

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December 11, 2013

Six Things Adoptive/Foster Families Need When New Children Arrive

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November 5, 2013

Mykal's Wednesday's Child Success Story - After His Adoption

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November 5, 2013

Mykal's Wednesday's Child Story - Before His Adoption

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October 31, 2013

Website shows foster kids their wishes are worthwhile

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October 30, 2013

A Must Attend Event - FOSTER THE CITY DC

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September 27, 2013

October/November Older Child Adoption Training

We have opened up registration for our upcoming older child adoption training (PRIDE)! This is 27 year hours of specialized training focused on: - Attachment & bonding - Impact of abuse & neglect - Transitioning the child from foster care to an adoptive home Read More

August 12, 2013

10 Ways to Integrate your Adopted Child into Your Family

I recently attended the FFTA (Foster Family Treatment Association) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. I received an excellent tool through one of the workshops I attended which discussed post-placement support for adoptive families. Read More

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