Ten top tips for supporting adopters - H÷fundur: Jeanne Kaniuk

Families who put themselves forward to adopt children who have suffered loss, abuse and trauma are frequently required to demonstrate extraordinary levels of emotional strength and resilience. Social workers and childcare professionals need to understand the complex range of feelings that are engendered in these new family units. Ten Top Tips for Supporting Adopters is intended to support the wide range of social workers who become involved in supporting adoptive placements and who may have differing levels of experience.