Resources and information for adoption professionals include continuing education opportunities, regulations, and materials to increase effectiveness.
directory.adoption.com is the largest directory of adoption professionals on the Internet.... [more]
A selection of adoption documentaries and educational films on video, offering education for families, professionals, advocates, and lawmakers.... [more]
For the student of history, social scientist, and others looking for statistics, studies, and research materials, these books are the answer.... [more]
Research, studies, reports, statistics, facts, and background references for professionals, doctors, teachers, and students with an interest in adoption, foster care, and stepfamilies.... [more]
Good, concise information for pregnancy counselors about adoption to help correct any misperceptions they may have themselves, and make an accurate presentation of adoption as a positive option.... [more] Adoption Career Information
Career information and help for those seeking to work in the adoption field. A Guide to the Multiethnic Placement Act
A monograph prepared by the American Bar Association explaining the act and setting out guides for what agencies can do and what workers should do. Adoption by Disabled Americans
From the Evan B. Donaldson Institute, what adoption agencies need to know. Adoption World Specialties
Books, workbooks and other ideas for the professional preparing a child for permanent placement. Children's Services Practice Notes
A pilot project, this online magazine was created to place research and practice models into the hands of practicing social workers in North Carolina, but it is of value to adoption professionals, social workers in other states, and researchers in other areas. Information for Professionals
Legal updates, permanency options, and kinship care and best practices reports, from the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse. Institute for Adoption Education, Inc.
Providers and developers of educational projects, mainly targeted toward professionals and the media to better educate about all aspects of adoption. Loving & Caring Brochures and Guides
Designed as handouts and class materials, these brochures and guides offer both faith-based and secular approaches. NAE Online
A private, membership based site for Adoption Agencies. Professional Education Opportunities
The Evan B. Donaldon Adoption Institute offers CEUs to adoption professionals through conferences, workshops and seminars. Research Database
The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute database consists of over 1,000 articles, master's theses, Ph.D. dissertations, conference proceedings, books, book chapters, reports and unpublished manuscripts. It can be searched by keyword or category. Research to Practice Initiative
From the Child Welfare League of America, the goal of R2P is "to support and promote the implementation of well-researched/evaluated methods or practices that positively impact people, organizations, and systems." To do this, they are asking for your input. Spaulding Nat'l. Resource Center for Special Needs Adoptions
Training, consultation, and informational materials for adoption professionals. Subscribe to the Child Welfare Journal
From the Child Welfare League of America. Individual, institutional, and student rates. The Adoption Worker's Essential Bookshelf
A recommended reading list for all professionals working in adoption.