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Racial and Adoptee Identity

This section of Holt’s Parenting Adoptees curriculum explores how adoptive parents can support their child as they develop their unique racial and adoptee identities.

Exploring Racial & Adoptee Identity

Many adoptees have shared the challenges they’ve faced growing up regarding racial and adoptee identity development. The following section explores some of those challenges using academic research and Holt’s professional understanding of how adoptive parents can support their child as they develop their unique ethnic, racial and adoptee identities. We hope it serves as a catalyst for discussion and further exploration of this topic.

Please click on the tabs below to learn about this topic and complete the worksheet at the end of each section.