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How To Prepare for Adoption

Adoption Training

Forever Bound Adoption is dedicated to educating and preparing our adoptive parents to be the best parents they can be, today and in the future. We require that all adoptive parents complete training through Adoption Learning Partners (ALP). These courses and webinars are designed to help prepare families for the rewards and challenges associated with their adoption.

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Prior to Home Study

All families need to complete the five courses and the recorded webinar, totaling 9.5 hours, BEFORE their Home Study can be completed. These include the following courses:

  • The Identity Project
  • Conspicuous Families
  • Finding The Missing Pieces
  • Open Adoption 101
  • The Journey of Attachment
  • Attachment Focused Parenting: Create a PLACE With Your Children

After Placement

After placement and BEFORE finalization of the adoption, all adoptive parents are required to complete additional adoption education training, 9 hours, that will help them as they prepare to parent their adopted child. There are four courses and four recorded webinars included in this training:

  • Tough Starts: Brain Development Matters
  • Tough Starts: Treatment Matters
  • Tough Starts: Parenting Matters
  • Tough Starts: Family Matters
  • Four Things Adoptive parents Need to Know About Child Development
  • Sensory Integration
  • Snack Play Love
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