The Psychology of Adoption

Adoption is an incredibly beautiful experience, and it’s happening all around us! 1 in 50 children is adopted, and it’s estimated that 140,000 kids are adopted each year in the United States alone.

Here to walk us through the mental health side of adoption, is Kevin Smith- a Post Adoption Case Manager.

Key Takeaways from Dr. Fedrick’s 1-on-1 with Kevin:

  • Hear Kevin’s background
  • Learn some of the mental health challenges that children face when they are in foster care, and then adopted.
  • Find out mental health challenges parents and siblings can face after an adoption
  • Learn about resources for both adoptive parents, and children
  • Hear what parents can do and what they can look out for if mental health or behavioral health issues seem to be happening with their adoptive child

All of this and more, on this episode of Calm, Cool and Connected.

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