Tells the story of Melissa and her two sons, David and Emilio, following their adoption. This set of digital stories underscores the need for connections, educational supports, and post-adoption services.
Capacity Building Center for States
ADA Compliant Video
Foster care and adoption program managers, supervisors, training managers, and recruitment and licensing specialists can use the video—part of the Then and Now series—to support group learning or individual coaching.
Reveals the complexity of family dynamics through the experiences of Shary, a kinship parent caring for her niece, Brianna, and grandson, Random. In the first digital story, Brianna seeks to reconnect the pieces in her family puzzle. The second digital story highlights Random's unflappable resilience despite medical challenges.