For Foster / Adoptive Parents

Below is a list our recommended resources, carefully curated by our experienced staff and other trusted foster and adoptive parents.

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Ready or Not: Battle Weary

A Devotional Series for Foster and Adoptive Families

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Ready or Not: Discovery

A Devotional Series for Foster and Adoptive Families

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Empowered to Connect Resources

Join like-minded individuals in training, classes, and book club opportunities.

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TBRI – An Overview: Putting the Pieces Together

This video features world-renowned experts who share research that documents how consistently positive experiences with loving caregivers can re-wire a child’s brain for lasting change.

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Securely Attached: How Understanding Childhood Trauma Will Transform Your Parenting

Discover how you can create a family and home that is safe and supportive so your children can grow to trust and become securely attached.

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Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families

This book addresses the reality of those unmet expectations and offers validation and solutions for the challenges of parenting deeply traumatized and emotionally disturbed children.

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Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive.

This book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.

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In On It: What Adoptive Parents Would Like You To Know About Adoption.

In On It contains helpful advice and instructive anecdotes from adoptive parents, adoptees, and professionals, for the friends and relatives of adoptive families.

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The Connected Parent: Real-Life Strategies for Building Trust and Attachment

Renowned child-development expert Dr. Karyn Purvis gives you practical advice and powerful tools you can use to encourage secure attachment in your family.

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Tori Hope Peterson

I am not a voice for the voiceless – I aim to offer opportunity for the voiceless to raise their voices.

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Annikia’s Story

I endured pain, suffering, hurtful words and actions at home, caused by the people who were meant to love me most.

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Adoption Wise

Rediscover the confident and connected parent you long to be.

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