Finding Adoption Competent Therapy

Promoting Racial Literacy or Perpetuating Colorblind Racism

7 Core Issues of Adoption

The parent and child in an adoptive family have an unshared genetic and social history that all must take into account. All should understand the seven core issues of adoption and know that they resurface often in the lives of any member of the adoption triad.

Selecting and Working With a Therapist Skilled in Adoption

Selecting and Working With a Therapist Skilled in Adoption

Many different types of professionals provide mental health services. The person or team best suited to work with a particular family will depend on the family’s specific issues, as well as the professional’s training, credentials, and experience with adoptive families.

AFCTN | Adoption & Foster Care Therapist Network

The AFCTN’s mission is to enhance the training of attachment-focused, adoption and foster care specialized mental health professionals, so that EVERY adoptive, birth, and foster care parent can easily access and receive the services they need for themselves and for their child to support a thriving, nurturing, forever family.