• Honoring the Adoptee’s Story: An Overview of Lifebooks and Life Story Work

    Marissa Robello, LMSW, CSWA | Clinical Social Worker Finding ways to craft our own personal narratives is an essential component of the lifelong process of healthy identity development. The field of psychology calls this concept narrative identity, which… Read More

  • It’s Complicated

    by Joanna Mittereder, LSW | Branch Social Worker Much has been written about helping adopted children and their parents navigate school projects that trigger emotional issues surrounding adoption. You know, the Trace Your Family History and Draw Your… Read More

  • TBRI Camp Coming to Oregon, Returning to Illinois!

    By Marissa Robello, LMSW, CSWA and Pam Shepard, LCSW Holt International’s branch office in Illinois, Holt-Sunny Ridge, ran its first therapeutic TBRI-based camp — the Journey of Hope — in 2017.  We are happy to announce that we will be… Read More

  • Presenting “Adoptee to Adoptee”

    Over the past couple weeks, Caitlin Howe and Steve Kalb of the post-adoption department have released two brand new videos on YouTube as part of our new ongoing web series called “Adoptee to Adoptee.” This video series produced… Read More

  • Adoptee Camp

    We are gearing up for another great camp season and we are so excited to see new and returning faces! Holt Adoptee Camp is such a special place for adoptees — not only do they have fun, but… Read More