Adoption STAR

Michele A. Kirsh, M.S. Ed.

Adoption Social Worker

Michele is a New York State Certified School Psychologist with many years of experience in the field of special education. She is an adoptive mom to a wonderful boy and is the Community Manager for Hope Connections, a mentoring group for adoptive and foster parents. She facilitates web-based support group sessions for families of children impacted by trauma. Michele is also the Vice President of the New York City Chapter of the Adoptive Parents Committee, an adoptive parent support group. Michele helps to coordinate programming for the annual APC Conference.


Michele conducts home studies and post placement visits. She is honored to be able to help people create their families through adoption.