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Pre-Parenthood Educational Class Session 1 (Virtual)
January 8 @ 5:45 pm - January 10 @ 3:45 pm
For those pursuing a domestic infant adoption
The pre-parenthood adoption classes are specific to those considering the adoption of a child NOT in foster care in the U.S. Families are provided with the information and preparation necessary to assess communication, exploring child development, understanding of the adoption process, legal aspects related to adoption, etc.
For clients enrolled in the domestic infant program will obtain at least 21 hours of adoption education prior to adopting. You will receive 11.5 hours once you have attended the educational series, known as, Adoption is a Lifelong Process. The other hours are obtained through meetings with your family advocates and social worker as well as through independent study where clients are provided with a chart to assist them in obtaining these additional hours of pre-adoption preparation.
Friday, January 8, 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Saturday, January 9, 10:00 am – 11:45 am and 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Sunday, January 10, 10:00 am – 11:45 am and 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Reserve your spot now as a limited number of people are accepted for each weekend. Must be a client to attend. Please contact your family advocate for more information.
The classes are typically held at Adoption STAR’s main office, in Amherst, NY (suburb of Buffalo). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, classes are currently being held virtually.