• November 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 8

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Postadoption Guide Available Online

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has published Strengthen Your Forever Family: A Step-by-Step Guide to Post-Adoption. This online guide helps new adoptive parents prepare for adoption by finding and accessing resources that will help with their child’s transition.

Topics covered include:

  • Getting ready
  • Identifying resources
  • Finding resources
  • Creating resources when none exist
  • Setting expectations
  • Recommended resources

The Dave Thomas Foundation is the only nonprofit charity in America dedicated to finding permanent homes for children in foster care. This guide was developed with support from Jockey Being Family, an initiative from Jockey International, Inc. dedicated to help strengthen adoptive families.

The guide may be accessed on The Dave Thomas Foundation’s website:

http://davethomasfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/DTFA-Post-Adoption-Guide.pdf (2.67 MB)

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