Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past

By Betsy Keefer; Jayne E. Schooler et al. | Go to book overview
Remember that you are the parent.
Be sure that you have the support of the extended family.

QUESTIONS
1. What are some advantages of kinship adoption to your child?
2. What have been some of the communication challenges you have faced in talking about the adoption with your child? With the birth parents? With the extended family?
3. What are some boundaries you have had to maintain? Are there others you need to develop for the health of your child or your family?
4. Do you feel that you are the parent? Does the birth parent understand that you are the parent?
5. Do you need additional support or services in raising your kinship child? Do you know where to get this support or service? If not, who can you ask to find out?

NOTES
1.
"Keeping the Family Tree Intact Through Kinship Care" ( Washington, D.C.: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, 1999), 1.
4.
Jesse Thornton, "Permanency Planning for Children in Kinship Foster Homes," Child Welfare ( September-October 1991): 593.
5.
"Keeping the Family Tree Intact,"2.
7.
Beth Brindo, Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau, personal interview, July 23, 1999.

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