Thank you for coming and listening!
As you know, choosing adoption is not the norm for women in unplanned pregnancies due to stigmas, shame, and misinformation. Hopefully after attending our birth mom panel you have a better understanding of the heart of a birth mom and how to talk about adoption.
Now we want to make sure you have some helpful resources to better educate yourself, your team, and your clients on what adoption looks like today.
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> Learn more about DCO's SRA curriculum (includes adoption education materials)
Exploring Adoption: Counseling Expectant Parents is a free, online training course for adoption professionals and counselors providing services and care to people facing unexpected pregnancies. This course was designed by the National Council for Adoption.
Created by birth parents and experienced professionals, Exploring Adoption combines recent research, best practices, and personal stories to educate and equip those serving today's expectant and birth parent population. Learn more about it here.
Other Helpful Resources:
Watch (and share!) this short video on how the adoption process works
Latest adoption research on birth parent experiences
- Stories of the panelists: Watch Jennifer's story | Read Courtney's story | Watch Laura's story