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The Teen Years: Brain Development and Trauma Recovery

Teens who have experienced adoption or foster care have faced a lot of change: healing from trauma, coping with major life transitions, developing new routines, and experiencing puberty—just to name a few. As parents and caregivers, our role is to provide young adults with a safe space to explore, stumble, and succeed in this time of self-discovery by developing parenting strategies that prioritize family connection and establish trust. Please see the full article by Kim Stevens of Families Rising here: https://wearefamiliesrising.org/resource/the-teen-years-brain-development-and-trauma-recovery/.



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