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You Should Be Grateful

Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you. You should be grateful!” Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression her entire life, usually from well-intentioned strangers who view her adoptive parents as noble saviors.  She is grateful […]

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Meeting Children Where They Are: The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

In this practical introductory guide to Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, learn how adoptive parents and professionals can implement the wisdom of the NMT, particularly The Sequence of Engagement and the 6 R’s, by using practical neuroscience to guide their everyday work with and care for children and youth who have experienced trauma. […]

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It’s Not Too Late for Families to Claim the Expanded 2021 Child Tax Credit

Nearly 90% of children in the U.S. became eligible for the Child Tax Credit when it was expanded last year. Families can still claim the full 2021 CTC – up to $3,600 per child per family – by filing tax returns this year. The Child Tax Credit helps families with qualifying children get a tax […]

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Older Sister giving younger brother a piggy back ride

In Partnership with the California Department of Social Services

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of California has committed resources to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 for youth and post adoptive families.  We know that many families have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Wayfinder Family Services is here to support adoptive and guardianship families throughout the state and mitigate the effects of […]

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