Best Practices

Best Practices
The articles and links listed below will help you get started in learning more about best practices in adoption:

            The Birthparents' Bill of Rights

            The Adoptees' Bill of Rights

            Who Cares If People Are Exploited by Adoption? by Ken Watson

            Standard of Excellence for Adoption Services: Openness in Adoption

            Finding an Adoption-Competent Therapist: Session 401 from 2009 AAC Conference

SAFEGUARDING THE RIGHTS AND WELL-BEING OF BIRTH PARENTS IN THE ADOPTION PROCESS

FOR THE RECORDS: RESTORING A RIGHT TO ADULT ADOPTEES

FOR THE RECORDS II: AN EXAMINATION OF THE HISTORY AND IMPACT OF ADULT ADOPTEE ACCESS TO ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATES

OPENNESS IN ADOPTION: FROM SECRECY AND STIGMA TO KNOWLEDGE AND CONNECTIONS