The Older Child

Bonding with a teenager or an older child who has spent time in a home, a foster home, and/or an institution unprepared to meet their needs comes with its own set of challenges.

  • Welcoming an older child into a forever family or a child that’s beginning to question their adoption can require a whole new list of best practices for parents.

  • The rewards are great—and the journey requires parents prepared and invested in both the challenges and the blessings. We’ll explore the needs of both children and parents in this course.