Whether you’re a foster or adoptive parent, kinship caregiver, bio parent, social worker, former foster youth, or just someone who cares, there are resources here for you!

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The Connected Child

One of the most popular resources for foster and adoptive parents to understand trauma and attachment – and help their child heal.

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The Empowered Parent Podcast

The Empowered Parent Podcast aims to equip parents on how to empower their children and build healthy relationships in order to see lasting change in behaviors and thrive as a family.

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Laura – Foster Parent Partner

Practical support for becoming a foster parent, trauma-informed parenting, and navigating foster care situations, providing confidence to get started.

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Chosen Counseling

Chosen’s counseling model helps at risk children, youth, and families with a focus on healing and family restoration. Each family has a dedicated care manager who walks alongside them.

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Empowered to Connect Podcast

The Empowered to Connect Podcast a place where we come together to discuss an attachment rich, healing centered approach to engagement and well being for ourselves, our families and our communities.

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No Matter What: A Foster Care Tale

In No Matter What, former foster kid and best-selling author Josh Shipp shares a mostly autobiographical tale about finding a forever home.

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One Big Happy Home

Helping adults create places where children feel safe, welcome, and loved.

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EMDR Therapy with Foster Care and Adoption Trauma

In this podcast episode, learn more about how EMDR therapy can help everyone who has suffered trauma, including adoptees, foster children, parents, and guardians.

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EMDR Therapist Directory

Kids in foster care suffer from PTSD at twice the rate of returning war veterans and often can benefit greatly from specialized therapy such as EMDR.

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Financial Resources for Adoptive Families

The Dave Thomas Foundation’s list of FAQs and financial resources available to support families on the adoption journey.

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Royal Family Kids Camp

Summer camp for children currently or previously in foster care where all adults are trauma informed.

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The Forgotten Adoption Option

Marcy Bursac is on a mission to empower and equip individuals and couples to take the path of Adoption through Foster Care.

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