Creating Relationships with Birth Parents in Adoption (Even When It’s Hard!) (CE)

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Ninety-five percent of domestic infant adoptions in the US have some degree of openness, so almost all adoptive parents need to think about creating a lasting healthy relationship with their child’s birth mother and birth father. In this course, Brenda Romanchik, a therapist specializing in trauma and adoption issues, professor of cognitive behavioral therapy in the school of social work at Wayne State University and a birth mother in an open adoption, discusses how to create a healthy open adoption.

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