Ensure a Smooth Path to a New Life
Adoption is an emotional process for all the parties involved. Are you prepared to assist and guide your clients through this highly stressful time in their lives? Whether you represent the birth parents or the adoptive parents, our faculty will update you on the latest adoption laws, help you understand various procedures and requirements, and give you the background you need to handle adoption cases without unnecessary delays, ethical problems, or surprises. Enroll today!
Get all the adoption assistance available for your clients, including tax credits.
Advise wisely on the differences between private placements and agency adoptions.
Comply with the notice and consent requirements for terminating parental rights.
Ensure clients are adhering to the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children.
Avoid problems when dealing with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services when adopting a foreign child by knowing what to expect ahead of time.
Know your role in the interplay between social worker and guardians ad litem during the adoption process.
Prepare for problems such as third-party challenges and dissolution of adoption.
Advise clients knowledgeably with an understanding of current adoption law.
Tackle sensitive ethical issues and other problems that are unique in adoption situations