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Bethany Christian Services understands that after going through the adoption process, you will likely have many questions, and challenges may arise. Some areas you may need information on include: The impact of adoption at various developmental stages, Grief and loss issues and Where to get support and specialized intervention. Whether you are an adoptive parent, a birth parent, or were adopted yourself, their staff is dedicated to supporting you through our clinical counseling services and by providing useful information.

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Brigid Collins’ Parenting Skills Building Program consists of the following three evidence based parenting programs: Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and Incredible Years (IY). These programs have been proven to help parents improve their relationship with their children and decrease family stress. Brigid Collins also provides support groups, monthly activity events, pregnancy support for moms in recovery and assists families in finding additional supports in the community.


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Center for Therapuetic Intervention in Gig Harbor, WA offers an Adoption/Foster Care Therapy Program. Sally Carman OTR/L received her certification working under the tutelage of national experts Deborah Gray, MSW (‘Attaching in Adoption’), and Patty Cogen (‘Parenting your Internationally Adopted Child’). Her strength-based adoption/foster care therapy can assist a child and family in order to cope, adjust, and ultimately thrive.