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

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

Struggles of an Adoptee by Cosette Eisenhauer