Openness

Openness

Openness in adoption does not mean shared parenting. It is about maintaining positive, child-centred relationships. No matter where a child is adopted from, these relationships are part of a child’s identity. Open adoption allows you to know your child better...
Helping Children Connect with Birth Parents

Helping Children Connect with Birth Parents

What is Open Adoption? Openness in adoption is used to describe the ongoing relationship and contact between the biological family and/or significant people in a child’s life prior to their adoption and the adoptive family (including the child) after the adoptioniis...
7 Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency

7 Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency

The Seven Core Issues of Adoption is the first conceptual framework of its kind to offer a unifying lens that is inclusive of all individuals touched by the adoption experience.” ~Sharon Kaplan Roszia & Allison Davis Maxon. There are 7 core issues in adoption...