Adoption Professionals → Birth Family Relationships

Supporting Families Through Kinship Adoption

Kinship adoption comes with its own unique set of challenges and joys. This course provides the essential tools needed for professionals to work effectively with parents to increase their understanding of kinship adoption and deepen their attachment to their children. The curriculum explores kinship adoption from a practical, emotional and informative lens. Topics covered include: taking about kinship adoption and openness in family relationships, the effects of trauma and importance of attachment, identifying family supports and ways to create a new family identity.

Mark Lacava, LCSW-R - Clinician in charge, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children

Course length: 75 minutes

Cost to register: $10
If you are a NCFA member, look for your discount code in the membership portal.

Certificate: This course offers an attendance certificate only.

Recorded on September 23, 2021.

PLEASE NOTE - This course does NOT provide social work CE credits OR New York contact hours.
  • Supporting Families Through Kinship Adoption - Video
  • Supporting Families Through Kinship Adoption - Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever