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Open Adoption 101: What To Consider, How To Establish, And Ways To Stay Connected

Open Adoption 101: What To Consider, How To Establish, And Ways To Stay Connected

Open adoption can be a scary and difficult relationship to understand. This course will explain open adoption, will help you to understand the expectant parent and birth parent perspectives and will offer some strategies for making openness part of your every day life.

This course will help prospective adoptive parents:

  • Understand the different degrees of openness
  • Become familiar with the process of creating an open adoption
  • Make openness work for them
  • Learn to maintain connections with birth families

This product is part of the following packages:

BCS Wisconsin Package

This package includes 5 courses for a total of 9.5 credit hours of training on topics required for Bethany Christian Services.

Domestic Infant Adoption Package - 6 Credit Hours

This package will help prospective adoptive parents create a profile, understand open adoption and discuss adoption with their children. 14% discount when purchased as a package!

Domestic Infant Adoption Package - 16 Credit Hours

A comprehensive set of courses to help prospective adoptive parents understand the joys and challenges of domestic adoption. 20% discount when you purchase as a package!

Florida Adoption Center Package 1

This package includes the courses: Becoming Your Child's Best Advocate, Discipline and the Adopted Child, Finding The Missing Pieces, Let's Talk Adoption, Open Adoption 101, The Journey of Attachment and Tough Starts: Treatment Matters for a total of 13 credit hours of training on topics required for Florida Adoption Center.

Forever Bound Phase 1 Package

This package includes the courses Adopted: The Identity Project, Conspicuous Families, Finding The Missing Pieces, Open Adoption 101, and The Journey of Attachment and the recorded webinar: Attachment-focused Parenting: Create a PLACE with your Children for a total of 9.5 credit hours of training on topics required for Forever Bound Adoption.

Open Adoption 101: What To Consider, How To Establish, And Ways To Stay Connected
Credit Hours: 2.0
$35.00
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Social Media and the Adopted Child

Thursday March 22, 2018
8:00 PM Central Time
Social Media and the Adopted Child

Social media has revolutionized the way we connect with one another. This has meant that open adoption communication is more convenient than ever before. Social media, along with tools such as Google, can also mean that your tween or teen may be searching for information or birth relatives online. It also means she could be approached online by a birth relativeā€¦or someone posing as one. The possibilities are both exciting and terrifying.

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Birthfathers Rising

This article on the presence of birthfathers in adoption is referenced in Open Adoption 101. Read the full article here!

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Open Adoption Works for Us

Sharon writes about her family's experience with open adoption and their relationship with her daughter's birth family. Read the full article here!

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