Welcome to Right Turn!
Statewide support for Nebraska's adoptive and guardianship families.
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Round Table Discussion: Enhancing Post Permanency Services in the
Central Service Region
Stakeholders from the region are invited to attend this opportunity to discuss struggles and solutions to some of the issues facing Nebraska’s adoptive families.
Right Turn® is here to help and support families who have adopted a child or entered into a guardianship in Nebraska.
Eligibility includes international, domestic, step-parent and adoption from foster care along with guardianship from foster care.
Right Turn® is located in 8 offices across the state of Nebraska - we can help make a difference in the lives of parents and their children.
Our website contains a variety of resources. Feel free to take a look around.
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Current Events at Right Turn®
Right Turn is now offering a support group for adoptive and guardianship parents in North Platte. This group will meet over the lunch hour from 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm on the first Thursday of every month at Nebraska Children’s Home Society 121 N Dewey Suite 206 North Platte. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and join other parents for support and conversation.
Coming soon! Support group in Grand Island. Keep an eye out for more details.
Teen Support Group is for Adopted Teens ages 14 to 18 and will be held on the second Monday of each month. Teen Support Group is an open forum, for Adopted Teens, to share and connect with other Adopted Teens. Each teen participant and a guardian will need to complete a 1 hour orientation assessment before the teen can attend their first meeting. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule an orientation assessment, please contact Jacey Stephens
TAC is coming to Norfolk!
TAC (Training for Adoption Compatency) will begin in Norfolk in September 2018.
The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) developed TAC based on its extensive experience in providing pre– and post-adoption counseling and educational services to families, educators, child welfare staff, and mental health providers.
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This is a group for adopted youth who are 11-14 years old.
Class runs for 8 consecutive weeks.
This group is designed to provide the opportunity for youth to share, explore and gain insight into the challenges that may arise within the circle of adoption.
Building identity has a lot to do with where you came from, who you look like, and how you got to be where you are right now. Piecing together these parts of you that make you who you are is an important part of teen life. Whether you want to meet others in similar situations or get to know yourself better, this is the place for you.
The goal of this group is to help youth identify and process emotions; normalize past experiences and create a harmonious balance of one’s self and their environment.
All youth being considered for the group must attend a pre-assessment interview that will include at least one of their parents. The purpose of this assessment meeting is to explain the goals and purpose of the group and review the group outline. At this time we will discuss what the family hopes to take out of the group. We will also prepare the entire family of the intensity of emotion that may arise after attending this group.
Having trouble registering for this training? Please e-mail us at RightTurn@RightTurnNE.org