The State of California committed resources to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 for youth and post adoptive families. This California Statewide Post Adoption Navigator site was developed as
a part of this Statewide project serving families across the State.
While the Post Permanency Project ended September 30, 2022, we hope this website serves a resource to connect you to your local post adoption service provider, and you enjoy the insight articles and on demand trainings coming.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
When I was a young boy, I had countless behavior problems ranging from setting fires, destruction of property, vandalism, stealing, sneaking out at night, fighting, cursing, the list goes on and on from as far back as I can remember all the way into my young adulthood. In fact, I’m still prone to thinking about […]