• November 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 8

Current Theme or Topic

This year's National Adoption Month theme reminds us that "We Never Outgrow the Need for Family." CBX also highlights a tip sheet for adopted persons on birth family searches, a publication for child welfare professionals and family support organizations staff about the use of support services for adoptive families, and more.

  • November Is National Adoption Month
    This year, National Adoption Month focuses on the adoption of older youth currently in foster care—because "We Never Outgrow the Need for Family." This theme calls attention to our...

  • Supporting Families Who Adopt From Foster Care
    Research shows that families who adopt children from foster care are able to meet the needs of these children more confidently when they are provided with consistent and appropriate postadoption...

  • For Adoptees Considering a Birth Family Search
    A recent tip sheet from the Coalition for Children, Youth and Families, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, highlights some of the key questions and...

  • Talking to Adopted Children About Birth Families
    The September 2015 issue of Adoption Advocate, a publication of the National Council for Adoption (NFCA), discusses the importance of talking with adopted children about their birth families and...

  • Protecting Adopted Children From Rehoming
    An unregulated child custody transfer, sometimes referred to as "rehoming," occurs when adoptive parents advertise their adopted child (usually via the Internet) in order to transfer...

  • Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions
    Each year, the Bureau of Consular Affairs within the U.S. Department of State releases a report about the number of intercountry adoptions in the United States. The fiscal year (FY) 2014 annual...