Title

The Adoption Option

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

3-16-2016

Abstract

Objectives:

  • Review the historical context of adoption
  • Feel more comfortable discussing adoption as part of options counseling
  • Review the general process of placing an infant for adoption
  • Learn some specifics of adoptions through TJUH
  • Understand the role of primary care physician through the adoptive process
  • Update our adoption resource list

What we are not talking about

  • Parenting or abortion choices in options counseling
  • Process of adopting a child
  • Public/welfare adoption (foster adoption)
  • Kinship adoption
  • Adult adoption
  • Surrogacy

Presentation: 51:42