WEBSITES ON RAISING THIRD CULTURE KIDS:

SIL's MissionHR website has excellent articles about issues facing TCKs and their families; lists of books for TCKs; and links to online resources for TCKs. They also have information on educational options, curriculum options, and international schools around the world.

The International Society of Missionary Kids is a ministry of Assemblies of God churches and is designed to meet the needs of MKs within their organization. Though much of the information is specific to AG MKs (scholarships, mission trips), the site does contain a helpful education resource and some other resources.

MK2MK is a division of Campus Crusade for Christ to support MKs. Their website has links to books, websites, blogs, videos, podcasts, and downloads relevant to MKs and their parents in the resources section.

Interaction International publishes Among Worlds Magazine, a magazine for TCKs and their parents, and Interact Magazine, which addresses issues in TCK education and care. Their website has suggestions of books and articles about TCK issues as well as a directory of international therapists familiar with the TCK experience. Additionally, they run seminars on transitioning to college, educational planning, issues related to MK care, re-entry for adults, and training those within the church who care for overseas missionaries.

TCK World contains the research of Dr. Ruth Useem who coined the term Third Culture Kids. Also included on the website are teleclasses and articles, some of which require only an email address to access, others requiring a membership.

Cross Cultural Kids is the blog of Ruth Van Renken, co-author of Third Culture Kids: Growing up Among Worlds. It contains information about TCKs, resources for them, and Van Renken's work. 

Mission Training International offers a pre-field preparation program for children along with their pre-field preparation for adults.

Member Care Media provides short teachings for missionaries that can be listened to online and includes teachings on TCKs as well as many other topics.

This website contains the articles and videos of Michele Phoenix, who grew up as an MK and then spent 20 years teaching TCKs. Her blog shows tremendous insight into issues and attitudes that MKs face. She has also created the MK Harbor Project, connecting young adult MKs who are transitioning back to the US with people around the country who want to support their transition.

Families in Global Transition has articles and resource lists to assist families who live overseas (not just missionaries) and hosts an annual conference.

TCK Training offers workshops, seminars, parent coaching, and consulting services for organisations as well as a blog on TCK related issues and lists of resources for TCKs and their parents.

Euro TCK is a UK-based organisation which puts on an annual TCK conference in Europe for TCK caregivers and adult TCKs. Their website also has some resources and links to issues of the Educare newsletter, containing articles on TCK issues.

TCKid is a community for TCKs, providing a private social networking platform and local community chapters around the US and around the world as well as TCK resources, blogs, and research.

Equipping Minds is not geared to missionaries, but they have a heart for missionaries and are very flexible on price for them. The organization has a curriculum to help people strengthen their "working memory, visual and auditory processing, attention, processing speed, logic, comprehension, and more... The program is designed to help any individual wanting to strengthen their ability to learn. This includes the typical developing student, gifted & talented, elderly (seniors), LD, SLD, ADHD, TBI, Down Syndrome and many more." In addition to the curriculum that is available on their website, they work with families all over the world by Skype.

Not specifically related to TCKs, Covenant Eyes is an internet accountability and filtering service available world-wide with a discount for missionaries.

Calvary Missions Resource Connection is a ministry to missionaries and senders. Our primary goal is to provide missionaries with the information and resources they need to enable them to fulfil the ministry God has called them to. In addition, we work to equip pastors and senders with the information they need to support their missionaries as they prepare for the mission field, while they are living overseas, and upon their return to their passport country.

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