By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain why might some adopted children be reluctant to leave abusive homes.
-Name four factors of parenting.
-Name two things to consider when adopting trans-racially.
-Explain why do some adoptive families wait until after they have received the referral to tell their loved ones.
-Name one reason the “Chair Dialogue” Technique can be helpful.
-Explain what are some issues an adopted child for the arrival of a second adopted child.
-Name 3 ways to prepare an adopted child before his or her placement.
-Name three situations to expect upon the adopted child’s arrival into the child’s new home.
-Name three techniques that might help a parent to see as their child sees.
-Name some questions an adoptive parent might consider regarding adopting a child of a different religion.
-Name four sleep difficulties that adoptive parents often experience in their children.
-Name three examples of eating difficulties that adoptive parents face.
-Name four toileting problems that adoptive parents face.
-Name four common behaviors that frustrate parents.
-Explain what the negative consequences that may result.
-Explain what makes heterosexism such a big obstacle for gay and lesbian adoptive parents.
-Explain what are some reasons that American parents may consider international adoption.
-Explain why is it so difficult to measure the rates of adoptive dissolution.
-Explain why is it important for the adopted children that same-sex coparents be recognized.
-Name one suggestion for helping White American parents deal with issues of race.
-Explain what criticisms have been raised regarding the Clark Doll Test.
-Explain how does the cognitive behavioral intervention seek to adjust adoptee behavior.
-Explain what is the aim of the educational/illuminative intervention regarding adoption.
-Explain what do Katarina and Birgitta’s stories show as being important for adoptees.
-Name some of the processes that create as-if families in America.
-Name the four questions that could be answered to enhance research regarding adoption indicators.
-Explain how often must states hold a permanency planning hearing for children in foster care through ASFA.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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