Our courses and webinars are interactive and openly and honestly discuss the joys and challenges of adoption.
ALP offers packages that include a variety of online courses
meeting training requirements for international and domestic adoption.
Learn more about our Hague, Hague China and Domestic Packages
The goal of ALP is to complement the adoption information and resources provided by your
adoption agency. Our online courses are interactive and openly and honestly discuss the joys and challenges
of adoption. They are designed to help you make informed decisions whether you are preparing to
adopt or already parenting adopted children.
Learn more about our courses
ALP offers several live webinars a year. Recorded versions of webinars are
offered as for those who can not attend the live events. With subject matter experts at the forefront
of their field, our webinars tackle timely subjects and are designed to provide parents help raising adopted children.
Learn more about upcoming and recorded webinars
At some point all parents face behavioral challenges with their children. Adopted children have often had unfortunate experiences that may increase misbehavior and make traditional discipline techniques ineffective. Join Phyllis Booth, Founder of Theraplay®, and Mandy Jones, LCSW, JD, certified Theraplay® therapist at the Center for Lifelong Adoption Support, as they provide an empathetic understanding of why negative behaviors occur and discuss tools, techniques and activities that parents can use to tame temper tantrums and create positive relationships.
An adoptive mother shares how she was able to explain adoption in a language and style first graders were able to understand. PLUS: a list of useful adoption resources and tips from professionals for talking about adoption in schools.