(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Adoption Consultant: Sometimes referred to as "Facilitators." This term can be used to refer to anyone who helps match birthparents with adoptive parents, or who assists in the actual placement of a child with adoptive parents. The more common and specific use of this term, however, is to refer to... [more
Navigating the Agency Maze - evaluating adoption agency web sites
Before the days of the Internet, finding an adoption agency (for both prospective adoptive parents and expectant parents) used to be fairly easy, but fairly limited as well: Word-of-mouth referrals from friends, social agencies, physicians, churches, etc. Local phone books We tended to...
Physician: How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Child
Does anyone have advice on what to look for in a pediatrician to care for my internationally adopted child, and what questions should I ask during the "getting to know you" interview? Good health is very important, and other than you as the parent, no one will be more involved in... Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child... The Conversation of an Adopted Child Born to a Non-Jewish Birth Mother
In our previous article on the subject of Judaism and adoption, we addressed the desire many couples have to adopt a Jewish child--people seeking the continuity of Jewish blood lines, people wanting to feel that their child is "really Jewish," people wanting to connect their child to past...
Russia's Regions: Yaroslavl
July 26, 2007, 5:54 am
Where is it? Yaroslavl Oblast is located in western Russian about equidistant from Moscow and St. Petersburg. It borders the Tver, Moscow, Ivanovo , Vladimir, Kostroma and Vologda Oblasts. It is in the same time zone as Moscow .
What's the biggest city? Yaroslavl, whose population was... Accreditations For Christmas!
December 27, 2007, 9:14 am
Forget that old saw about March going out like a lion because December is going out with a big, big bang: Seven more adoption agencies have received their accreditations!
I got a call yesterday from Kathy Burul, director of the Russia program at Teaneck, N.J.-based Homestudies & Adoption... What's the Difference?
July 7, 2009, 10:46 pm
When most people come into adoption, they know that they can adopt through an agency or use an attorney. When they start to look into those two options, they find even more. Facilitators, referral services, adoption consultants, home study agencies - there are many options. What's the difference?...
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How Can I Become an Adoption Consultant? - Adoption Library ...
The many aspects of adoption make the position of an adoption consultant one of responsibility, requiring information and professionalism
Adoption and Foster Care Glossary - Adoption Consultant
Also Known As: Facilitator Related Resources: Adopting Parents Center Whether you're just starting out or trying to cope with waiting for placement, find information, resources, and community in this comprehensive and easy-to-navigate directory.
NJ - adoption consultant - Adoption.com Forums
Does anyone know if NJ residents can use an adoption consultant? Getting mixed signals. Thanks!