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Posted 4/9/2015

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Social media and your foster or adopted teens: 4 risks and what you can do

Teens who are in or adopted from foster care may be particularly vulnerable to risks associated with social media because of environmental factors often present in their lives. Understanding the risks and identifying possible solutions will help you help your teen use social media safely.

Posted 4/8/2015

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year the Children's Bureau observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect. The 2015 prevention month website features resources, publications, and videos aimed at protecting children and strengthening families.

Posted 3/5/2015

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Nominate an "Angel in Adoption" before April 27

Do you know someone who is dedicated to improving the life of a child through adoption or foster care? Nominations are now being accepted for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's (CCAI) Angels in Adoption program. Past honorees include foster and adoptive parents, social workers, adoption advocates, and foster care organizations.

Posted 12/30/2014

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New: Resources for parents with disabilities

Read one adoptive mother's advice to other parents and find a list of online resources and organizations that provide support and information to parents with disabilities.

Posted 6/16/2014

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Announcement from ACYF on re-homing of adopted children

The Administration on Children, Youth and Families released this memorandum addressing the issue of re-homing, and asking state child welfare agencies to develop and promote post-adoption services and resources to adopted children and youth, including those adopted internationally.

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