Talking with Children About Adoption Part 2

Talking with your child about their birth history can be difficult, especially when there are painful or sensitive issues related to their birth family and past. Talking with Children about Adoption Part 2 will explore ways to discuss difficult birth family histories marked by mental illness, substance abuse, criminal behavior, physical or sexual abuse, or abandonment and neglect. Parents will learn when to share information, how much information to share, and how to convey the details in a way that is supportive and developmentally appropriate.