NY Licensees ONLY - Understanding the Impact of Adoption on Siblings

"What about my other children"? is a question caregivers may ask as they consider foster care or adoption for their families. Or, after a child has been placed in their homes and they're experiencing the effects, they may ask, "How do I meet the needs of my other children?" In this presentation, both of these questions are answered, real-life stories of an adoptive sibling are shared, results from a study of 200+ siblings' experiences are described, and evidence-based, effective tools and strategies for meeting their needs are explained.

Jana Hunsley, PhD, LCSW – Owner and Coach, Project 1025, LLC

Webinar length: 60 minutes

After attending this recorded webinar, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain the various ways adoptive siblings can be affected by foster care and adoption in their families.
  • Identify factors in a family that influence families’ stress levels.
  • Solve problems in foster and adoptive families by incorporating strategies aimed at communication and connection.
  • Apply strategies to meet the needs of adoptive siblings pre- and post-adoption and foster care.

Course level: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced

Cost to register: $15

If you are a NCFA member, look for your discount code in the membership portal.

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National Council For Adoption is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0681. Social workers completing this course receive 1 contact hour.

This course is for NY social workers ONLY. If you are NOT a social worker licensed in New York, do not complete this course for continuing education credit. Instead, visit the CE course here.

In order to receive contact hours, attendees must participate in the entirety of the recorded webinar training, have their attendance verified, complete a course evaluation and complete post-test with at least 80% correct. Upon completing these items, attendees will receive their contact hours certificate of credit to the email address provided at registration.

Other Questions? For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please contact us at ncfa@adoptioncouncil.org or 703-299-6633.

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Recorded 6/16/2022

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