This article explains why foster care and adoption training are required. It discusses pre-service training, foster parent in-service training, post-adoption training, kinship-specific training, and more. The author also provides general advice about learning how to parent.
This is a Christian organization that offers programs including Post-Adoption Coaching & Education (PACE) and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI). Both programs help parents better understand their children. Holt also provides resources about racial and adoptee identity, birth parents, privilege, and international adoption.
The ASA offers a beginner’s adoption course designed for prospective adoptive families. The class discusses various aspects of adoption, including logistical challenges, managing grief and trauma, birth family relationships, and more. The ASA also offers specialized classes for transracial and intercountry adoptions.
This program is designed to provide prospective adoptive parents with strong foundational knowledge for caring for their adopted child. It’s a 15-week, asynchronous course covering the legal, social, and emotional aspects of adoption. It fulfills the legal requirements for adoption education in British Columbia.
A webinar library that covers countless topics: post adoption, school based support for adoptees, Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA), LGBTQ competency for adoption professionals, and financing adoption. It has on-demand webinars designed to meet the needs of today’s adoption professionals and offer supportive education to adoptive families.
NTDC is a new online program based on research and input from experts, families who have experience with fostering or adopting children, and former foster and adoptive youth. It provides potential foster or adoptive parents with the information and tools needed to parent a child who has experienced trauma, separation, or loss.