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Pact provides support groups for adopted teens and tweens

Tweens and teens develop a new ability to be introspective and analytical and develop new views of the world, some of which may be challenging to adults. Emotionally, their job is to become “their own person.” For adopted and foster kids, this raises identity issues on a deeper level than ever before. Topics include delayed launching, identity, independence, anger, birth parent search, and parenting strategies.

Pact offers support for adoptive parents of teens and tween through our online chat groups, face-to-face support groups, and our Tween and Teen Clubs for adopted youth of color and their non-adopted siblings. We have a well-developed program for tweens and teens at our nationally acclaimed Pact Family Camp, and regional parent-organized affiliates in Northern California, Southern California, and throughout the U.S. Become a member of Pact to take advantage of all these resources and to receive our newsletter, Pact’s Point of View, which includes an ongoing Teen Corner column. Pact members receive a discount at our online bookstore, which features great reads carefully selected for parents as well as tweens and teens themselves. We also recommend blogs and other online resources that we believe have the very best advice and information for adoptive families of children of color about adoption, race, and parenting.

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