Resources for Teachers

How may an adopted child’s past impact on their learning, and how we can support them? ISS-IRC Sept 2022 newsletter article by Marie-Hélène Delorme (in French)

coramBAAF online event 27 Sept 2022: Working with schools: supporting the emotional needs of (previously) looked after children in education

Relationships Australia Intercountry Adoptee and Family Support Service (RA ICAFSS): Information for Teachers

Quality Improvement Centre for Adoption & Guardianship Support and Preservation (QiCAGSP): What Teachers should know about Adoption

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Responding to the Experiences of Children Adopted or in Foster Care – a guide for teachers, counsellors and other professionals working with school aged children and youth (takes a few minutes to download)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Responding to the Experiences of Children Adopted or in Foster Care – a guide for early education and child care providers (takes a few minutes to download)

Equity-Centred, Trauma-Informed Education by Alex Shevrin Venet, his book here

TBRI & Trauma Informed Classrooms Training (Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development)

Rudd Adoption Research Program: Teachers and Adopted Children Survey – Key Findings, Topline Results, and Recommendations

Rudd Adoption Research Program with Dr Abbie Goldberg Presentation 2022
Adoptive Families and Schools – What Can Parents and Teachers Do to Strengthen Family : School Partnerships and Promote Inclusion? (video)

Rudd Adoption Research Program: Adoption / Foster Care fact sheet for K-12 Teachers

Dr Abbie Goldberg’s Teach All Families: Adoption Resources

Bruce Perry Trauma Informed Teaching and the Brain

Balancing Two Worlds: Supporting Transracially Adopted Asian/American Students on the College Campus (D Suda & N Hartlep)

Research: Microfictions and Microaggressions – Counselors’ work with Transracial Adoptees in Schools

7 Ways Teachers can Support Adoptive Families and their Children

Top Tips from Adopted Teens for Schools

ARK: Australian High Schooler Anti-Racism Kit

What is Adoption? Video for Kids by Jeanette Yoffe

No Place for Hate: An Education Pack Challenging Contemporary Racisms

For Parents

SAFE at School: Promoting Adoption Awareness in Classrooms

Parenting your Adopted School aged Child

CASE: Supporting Adopted Children with Special Needs in the School Setting

School Issues for Adopted Children

How do Teachers Understand Adoption and What can Parents do about it?

Struggles of an Adoptee by Cosette Eisenhauer