Gladney University recently had the honor of presenting Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Competencies of Transracial Adoptive Parents. We enjoyed the training so much that we just had to continue the conversation.
Resources: Ebony Mack, MSW. LinkedIn Rachel Garlinghouse, "Come Rain. Come Shine"
Show Notes: 1:58 - How do you prepare yourself to adopt transracially?
3:05 - What are the biggest concern that children of color adopted by white parents express?
4:06 - Should you talk about your child about race?
5:25 - What would you share to an adoptive parent about adopting transracially?
6:31 - What kind of mentors should you look for you and your child?
7:07 - Do adoptive parents who adopt a child of another race need to be part of their child's race?
8:01 - Do children of color want to be adopted by parents of another race?