Ethical Guidelines for Supporting Families at Risk of Disruption or Dissolution
A Free two-part series for Adoption Professionals on Preparing, Educating, and Supporting Adoptive Families
National Council For Adoption and three nationally-renowned experts discuss ethical guidelines for supporting children and families to predict and prevent adoption dissolution or disruption through education and support when possible and how to safely and ethically transition a child to a new home when it is necessary. This webinar series includes two archived sessions which are available individually or combined.
PART ONE: Adoption Dissolution - Can It Be Prevented? Educating and Supporting Families in Their Journey (60 minutes)
Original webinar date: April 21, 2014
Jayne Schooler, adoption educator and author, shares her expertise on how to best equip families to care for wounded, traumatized children and how to provide supplemental support when hard times come through practical and applicable tools and resources for adoption professionals and families.
Best Practices in Dissolution: Legal and Psychological Implication for Children, Families, and Agencies (60 minutes)
Original webinar date: April 28, 2014
Heidi Cox JD, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for The Gladney Center for Adoption and an American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Fellow, focuses on the legal and organizational framework to have in place when a child must transition to a new family. Jon Bergeron, Jr., Ph.D., Director of Family Care at Hope For Orphans, addresses how to prepare the family and support the child and family so that the transition can proceed with as little trauma as possible.