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July/August 2009Vol. 10, No. 6Webinar on Preparing Adoptive Parents

The National Council for Adoption is offering a three-part webinar during July for adoption and foster care professionals titled "Assessing and Preparing Adoptive Parents for the Journey Ahead." Led by adoption expert Jayne Schooler, the webinar will cover:

  • Identifying 10 common parental expectations and management strategies
  • Understanding trauma-informed assessment and preparation
  • Parenting children who have been sexually abused
  • Understanding the impact of parenting traumatized children on birth or other permanent children

The course will be offered over three consecutive Wednesdays (July 15, 22, and 29), and participants are eligible to receive continuing education credits.

For more information, visit the National Council for Adoption website: