Open adoption is a general term that refers to contact between birth and adoptive families. Most domestic infant adoptions today encompass some degree of openness. In several states, open adoption relationships are defined and agreed upon in a legally binding contract. In other states, however, the agreement is an informal one between the parties involved, without the legal underpinnings. Ask your agency or adoption resource which laws will apply to you.
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Your long awaited international arrival has happened and your new family is formed. Hooray! After the excitement has worn off, reality of this new life settles in.
This course was designed to address immediate issues families face while getting to know one another. Practical suggestions included relate to:
Adopting a School-Aged Child?
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This package includes 8 courses for a total of 12 credit hours of training on topics required for adoption from China by the Hague Convention. 22% discount when you purchase as a package!
If you're considering, or plannning, a trip to your child's birth country, many factors other than just travel influence how the trip goes. Hear directly from adopted persons and parents who have experienced homeland tours. They will share their personal experiences and feelings from preparation to the lasting impact of the their travels.