Understanding and Embracing the Inherent Loss and Grief in Adoption

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started

While adoption is widely celebrated and brings joy to so many, it is also a response to an initial tragedy and subsequent loss. Listen in and learn how an adopted child is often faced with making sense of this loss. Hear how parents can acknowledge, understand, and give words to the losses – allowing their children to make sense of their full histories, express grief, and feel understood and supported. As an adopted person and adoptive parent, Tara VanderWoude offers unique insight into this topic.