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November 2022Vol. 23, No. 9National Adoption Month 2022 Resources for Working With Teens

The National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative within the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) presents five training modules to help both caregivers and youth better communicate with one another about meeting the youth's needs within the context of loss and trauma. These modules are designed to help with understanding the impact of trauma and loss on a youth's relationships; building rapport, trust, and openness; and facilitating discussions with youth about grief and loss. They include activities, worksheets, movie recommendations, conversation starters, and recommended ways to provide support.

Explore the five modules on the C.A.S.E. website.