Category: Adoptive Families (Page 2 of 10)

Journey of Hope Adoptive Family Camp 2020

Holt-Sunny Ridge will host the Journey of Hope Adoptive Family Camp for adoptees and their parents this summer!

This three-day family camp is designed around the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)® parenting curriculum for domestic and international adoptees and their families. Even years after their adoption, some children may struggle with behavior regulation, attachment and social skills. With specialized assistance from TBRI practitioners, this camp will equip families with tools and strategies they can use to help their child learn self-regulation skills and deepen family attachment. Other activities include fun sensory games, art and four hours of EAGALA equine therapy!

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Anxiety Disorders, Symptoms & More

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health concern in the United States. An estimated 40 million adults in the U.S., or 18%, have an anxiety disorder. Approximately 8% of children and teenagers experience the negative impact of an anxiety disorder at school and at home. Most people develop symptoms of anxiety disorders before age 21 and women are 60% more likely to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder than men.

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We Need YOUR Help for National Adoption Month!

Every year, we get excited for November because it’s National Adoption Month — a month devoted to advocating for children who are waiting for permanent, loving families, and raising awareness about the continuing need for and issues surrounding adoption! We also take this month to celebrate adoption — showing how many people are connected to adoption in some way.

This year, we need YOUR help!

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Journey of Hope Camp is “The Best Weekend of Their Lives!”

Holt-Sunny Ridge and The Ranch of Hope Reins teamed up once again in June to offer the second Journey of Hope camp!

This camp has equipped, strengthened and given adoptive families the opportunity to learn from a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)® parenting curriculum. Adoption is a lifelong journey, and the Journey of Hope camp allows adoptees and their parents to learn new tools and strategies – specifically to help children learn self-regulation skills and deepen family attachment.

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Summer Gathering 2019

Every summer, Holt-Sunny Ridge families and friends come together to celebrate adoption at our summer gathering! We spend an afternoon meeting new people, eating yummy food and playing on the splash pad or playground.

Thank you to everyone who joined us this year! We had SO much fun with you, and we look forward to our next event together.

Here are a few highlights from the event!

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