What We're Reading: Is Childhood Trauma a Public Health Crisis?

Posted by Emily Morehead, MA, LPS on 12/3/18 8:15 AM

I’m a natural born hypochondriac. I know the CDC’s flu recommendations, knew all the signs and symptoms of Ebola and was obsessed with tracking the cities that Zika had impacted. Even if you aren’t a hypochondriac like me you know that public health crises like these flood the news, our social media feed and plague our minds. But why aren’t we talking about the public health crisis that is trauma?! 

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Topics: Gladney University, Trauma, Suggested Reading

What We're Reading in Gladney University

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 6/4/18 5:30 AM

Last month, Gladney University hosted "Emotional Development in a Child's First Five Years" with Dr. Margaret Dempsey and Dr. Margaret Harrington of the Child Study Center.

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Topics: Gladney University, Suggested Reading

Children's Books Based on Skills Taught in TBRI

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 5/17/18 7:35 AM

I recently had the opportunity to attend Gladney University's simulcast of Empowered to Connect. Each speaker brought parenting with TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) to life.

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Topics: Gladney University, Suggested Reading

What We're Reading: State Department Chokes International Adoption

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 3/20/18 1:14 PM

Yesterday, The Federalist published an article regarding the State Department making international adoption rarer and more expensive than ever to consolidate government control over private agencies. Please read "Bucking Trump Deregulation Agenda, State Department Chokes International Adoption"

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Topics: Legislative, Advocacy, Suggested Reading

What We're Reading: Ethiopia Bans Intercountry Adoption

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 1/11/18 2:29 PM

Yesterday, the National Council for Adoption shared the news that Ethiopia is choosing to ban intercountry adoption.  NCFA's Ryan Hanlon joined BBC World Service Radio to discuss how this decision places unparented children at risk in the Adoption Council Blog.

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Topics: Suggested Reading, Advocacy

What We're Reading: Adoption Tax Credit Saves Money

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 12/7/17 2:39 PM

As Gladney continues to be an advocate for the Adoption Tax Credit, I believe others will benefit from reading Jedd Medefind's "The Adoption Tax Credit Saves Money" opinion published in the December 7, 2017, print edition of the Wall Street Journal.

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Topics: Legislative, Advocacy, Suggested Reading

What We're Reading: Texas Foster Children

Posted by Frank Garrott on 4/26/17 10:50 AM

As Gladney continues to focus on the Texas foster children, I believe others might benefit from reading the article by Brandon Logan, J.D., CWLS, entitled “The Community-Based Solution for Texas Foster Children”.  The article provides helpful information to anyone trying to better understand it.

If you are interested in learning more about how to adopt a child in Texas Foster care, please check out Gladney's New Beginnings Program.

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Topics: Suggested Reading, Texas Foster Children, Foster Adoption, New Beginnings

What We're Reading: I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 6/29/16 10:27 AM

Gladney gets commissions from Amazon.com if you purchase this book through the links in this post.

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What We're Reading: 20 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

Posted by Gladney Intern on 12/10/15 1:01 PM

Gladney gets commissions from Amazon.com if you purchase this book through the links in this post.

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Topics: Suggested Reading

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