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August 2012Vol. 13, No. 7Adoption Assessor Training Handouts

Handouts from the 2012 Ohio Adoption Training Program are now available. The first handout revisits major themes discussed during the training, including that family assessment should be a mutual process done with families, adoption and foster care assessments should be strengths based, and joint foster and adoptive parent assessments are preferred.

The 65 pages of handouts also cover topics including how to facilitate a transition visit, defining special needs, openness, birth parent services, and more. The handouts are available on the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program website: