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Postadoption Services

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All adopted children and their families can potentially benefit from services provided after the adoption is finalized. These services may include educational and informational services, clinical services, material services, and/or support services. The bulletin upon which this course is based addresses: who benefits from postadoption services, how postadoption services can help, what postadoptive services families need, what postadoptive services states offer, how postadoption services are delivered, how postadoption services are funded, why postadoption services are evaluated, what the implications are for practice, and what future research is needed.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Postadoption Services created by Child Welfare Information Gateway staff in 0.


Child Welfare Information Gateway

Publication Date:

February 2005

Course Material Author

Child Welfare Information Gateway staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about postadoption services for children adopted from foster care. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify who benefits from postadoption services for children adopted from foster care and how they can benefit.

  2. Describe the types of postadoptive services families need and contrast them with what states offer.

  3. Assess delivery methods, funding issues, and ways of evaluating postadoption services.

  4. Review implications for practice and areas for future research regarding postadoption services.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101299
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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64 members have taken this course