Grandfamilies through Adoption - Working with Kinship Placements

Currently, about 2.6 million children in the U.S. are being raised by family members other than their parents. There is also an increasing number of children adopted by their grandparents. This unique type of adoption, comes with a unique set of benefits and complexities. In this presentation, the speaker provides adoption professionals with information on the dynamics of grandfamilies, strategies for navigating birth parent relationships, and post adoption resources. 

Chauncey Strong, MSW – Executive Director, Strong Training and Consulting, LLC

Webinar length: 60 minutes

After attending this webinar, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe the process for grandparents to adopt their grandchildren
  • Recall the unique benefits and complexities of grandparent kinship adoption
  • Identify practical resources for meeting the needs of grandfamilies
  • Examine strategies for navigating relationships and boundaries with a child’s birth parents, and for helping adoptees understand their adoption story.

Course level: Beginning, Intermediate

Cost to register: $15

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

National Council For Adoption, #1804, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 04/13/2022 – 04/13/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

If you are a social worker licensed in New York, do not complete this course for contact hours. Instead, visit the NY course here. This webinar does not offer credit for NJ social workers. The state of New Jersey does not recognize ASWB ACE continuing education provider level approval.

In order to receive their continuing education credit, 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 course continuing education certificate of credit to the email address provided at registration.

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Recorded 9/14/22

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