Education Center for Adoptive Parents: Creating Family
Education Center for Adoptive Parents: Creating Family prepares parents for the child’s emotional, mental and physical transitions into their families. It addresses the importance of a child’s identity and birth name and what risk factors they may have experienced pre-adoption. It helps prospective parents consider the emotional, ethical, financial and legal implications of adopting a child. Finally, it also offers parents opportunities for self-reflection.
Run time: 57 minutes.
- Claiming the Whole Story
- Self Reflection and Infertility
- Ethics in Adoption
- Legal Considerations and General Financial Expectations
- The Emotional Landscape
- Physical Transitions
- Naming an Adopted Child
- Risk Factors in International Adoption