Transracial Adoption Workshop

Understanding the Responsibility of Parenting Transracially Nationally-recognized thought leader on transracial adoption and advocate for adoptee rights, Angela Tucker, will help participants gain a deeper understanding of the responsibility of parenting transracially, increase awareness about the difference between intent and impact, and develop strategies for identifying and curbing micro-aggressions. This workshop is open to the public and ideal for: ·      Parents of transracially-adopted children ·      Anyone considering [...]

Transracial Adoption Workshop 2018-09-24T13:48:20+00:00

It may not be as scary as it sounds . . .

Special Needs. A term that tends to cause trepidation in the hearts and minds of many. A broad term that encompasses so many unique heath conditions; no two are alike. Similarly, every child is unique in their own way. Born with blue eyes, or brown eyes. Genetically destined to be 5 feet tall or 6 feet tall. Born with a heart capable of so much [...]

It may not be as scary as it sounds . . . 2018-09-18T13:27:23+00:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Aired 5.9.17): Private Agency Adoption | Foster Care Adoption Comparison – Jim Hayes

EPISODE - AIR DATE: 5.9.17   Private Agency Adoption & Foster Care Adoption: A Comparison   You can read the transcript below, or you can listen to the podcast by clicking here. Announcer: Blog talk radio. Jennifer: Hi, and welcome to Adoption Focus. My name is Jennifer Jaworski and I'm a social worker with Adoption Associates of Michigan. This is Adoption Associates' premier talk radio blog [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Aired 5.9.17): Private Agency Adoption | Foster Care Adoption Comparison – Jim Hayes 2018-09-10T16:39:07+00:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Aired 5.2.17): What I Want My Friends to Know About Our Adoption

EPISODE:  AIR DATE - 5.2.17  What I Want My Friends to Know About Our Adoption You can read the transcript below, or you can listen to the podcast by clicking here.   Speaker 1: Live talk radio Jennifer: Hi and welcome to adoption focus. My name is Jennifer Jaworksi and I'm a social worker with adoption associates of Michigan. This is adoption associates premier talk [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Aired 5.2.17): What I Want My Friends to Know About Our Adoption 2018-09-10T16:36:18+00:00

AAI Offering Temporary Fee Reduction – China Adoption Program

Thousands of children in China are currently waiting to be adopted. Our mission at Adoption Associates is to help children find permanent families. But the cost of adoption is often a barrier. To help ease the financial burden, Adoption Associates is reducing the agency fee by $1,000 for the first 20 families who complete the application process to adopt from China. Thousands of children wait [...]

AAI Offering Temporary Fee Reduction – China Adoption Program 2018-09-05T12:31:15+00:00