Jayne Schooler

Jayne and her husband David, are adoptive parents and serve full-time with Trauma Free World, a division of Back2Back ministries. She is the author/co-author of eight books in the foster and adoptive field including Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child and Wounded Children, Healing Homes. She is one of the primary authors of the Trauma Free World’s Trauma Competent Care giving series and trains internationally. For more information on the training series, visit www.traumafreeworld.org.


“Don’t Tell Me to Take a Walk”: What Really is Self-Care?

“You cannot pour from an empty cup. You must fill your cup first.” Dr. Karyn Purvis

Why Children in Foster Care Are Grieving During Coronavirus

“Why can’t I see mom and dad?”

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“No One Loves Me”: Changing a Child’s Belief System from the Inside Out

“For as [child] thinks in his heart, so is he.” Proverbs 23:7 (NKJ)

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Understanding Childhood Trauma Changes Everything

Children who have been in foster care, like Susie were wounded most in the context of interpersonal relationships, and they will heal only in the context of healthy, nurturing, interpersonal relationships.

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Easing Your Family’s Concerns About Adoption

When Grandma and Grandpa don’t share your vision for adoption.

Principles for Telling a Child’s Life Story

How adoptive parents can sensativley share their child’s adoption story with them.

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Why Children Need to Know Their Adoption Story

Four compelling reasons to tell your children the story of their adoption

Your Child’s Adoption Life Story

Why children who have been adopted need to know their story — and how to tell it

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God’s Message About Your Child’s Life Story

The beautiful truth for adoptive parents is that God has placed children in their families for healing and redemption.

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A Tool for Telling a Child’s Life Story

Telling the story should not be a one-time event but an ongoing process as the child grows.

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The Power of Family Secrets

Family secrets can destroy the love and trust the family has fought so hard to build.

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