Boundaries & Keeping Families Safe

Boundaries & Keeping Families Safe

Boundaries are the “rules” that create safety and common understandings of accepted behaviour in our homes and families. In this article, we will look at what we mean by boundaries, examine some of our beliefs and assumptions about appropriate behaviour for children,...
Transitioning Children From Foster Care to Adoption

Transitioning Children From Foster Care to Adoption

Transitions are a common and often challenging aspect for children who are unable to be cared for by their family of origin. Moving a child into a new home is a life altering event. Each transition plan is not only unique to each child-youth, and how they will...
Institute of Child Psychology

Institute of Child Psychology

ICP’s mission is to empower parents, caregivers, and professionals by giving them pertinent insights, skills, and tools necessary to help children thrive. Visit this site to see top articles on parenting and trauma.
The Trauma and Adoption Connection

The Trauma and Adoption Connection

whether we like it or not, trauma is inextricably linked to adoption. Of course, not all children who join their families through adoption have experienced trauma, but many have. Until fairly recently, it was assumed that only children who have experienced extreme...