Adoption

House Appropriations Bills Would Permit Discrimination By Faith-Based Child Welfare Providers

Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.), who last month was appointed to help lead Congress’ largest child welfare coalition, successfully introduced a controversial amendment yesterday that would enable faith-based providers to choose what families to serve based […]

Adoption

Dark Enough: When Adoptive Families Struggle

The relationship with Rebecca, my adopted 15-year-old daughter, is in a winter season. The terrain between us has changed from a safe testing ground into an icy, windswept tundra of distrust. It feels as though […]

Adoption

Responding to the Needs of Foster Parents

Out-of-home placement is sometimes necessary to meet the developmental needs of infants and young children through safe, stable and nurturing primary caregiving relationships. Foster parents may include caring and committed adults who have been trained […]