(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
A Birthmother's Book of Poetry
A Birthmother's Book of Poetry by Susan Van Sleet Post Adoption Consultant firstname.lastname@example.org Susan's Reunion Story A Birthmother's Book of Poetry Written for the purpose of promoting deeper understanding about the adoption experience of the nineteen sixties...and the silenced emotions... 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... Networking
This article outlines many, specific ways to network and locate a baby to adopt Agency, Adoption Attorney and Adoption Consultant Cautions and Recommendations: Many pre-adoptive couples who are new to adoption may want to work with an agency, an adoption attorney or an adoption consultant.... Self Portrait
At age eighteen in sixty-six Her alter persona was masking a mix A fledgling artist, on canvas, portrayed The words of the secret She could not say The person she painted was staged in odd pose In loose fitting dress not tinted in rose Instead, it was brilliantly gaudy in hue Orange was...
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?... 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...