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The Adoption STAR Home Study Process
In order to adopt, either domestically or internationally, a family must first be approved by an adoption agency through a home study process. This blog post will familiarize you with theRead more..
Adoption STAR Podcasts
Adoption STAR will be producing a monthly podcast on different adoption topics:
In the January edition of the Adoption STAR Podcast, Helen Weinstein, who is the Coordinator of the Fetal Alcohol and Drug Effects Program of the Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, joins us to speak about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), parenting a child with FAS, and much, much more.
In the December edition of the Adoption STAR Podcast Michael Hill speaks about the Infant Adoption Awareness Training Project and educating medical professionals about adoption.
In the two part National Adoption Month edition of the Adoption STAR Podcast, we speak about different ways to celebrate adoption during National Adoption Month and Jim and Rachel share their adoption journey.
In the August Podcast Adoption STAR Birth Parent Specialist, Sue Shaw, speaks about the myths of adoption, open and semi-open adoption and much much more.
July Podcast: Adoption STAR CEO and Founder, Michele Fried, and Adoption STAR E-Marketing Coordinator, Alex Rubin, discuss how the growth of social media has effected relationships in adoption. Michele also has tips for a healthy and ongoing relationship as a birth parent, adoptive parent or adoptee.