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The Impact of Fostering, Kinship Care, and Adoption on Birth Children

  • Categories AdoptionParenting
  • Duration 1h
  • Total Enrolled 87
  • Last Update September 23, 2021


Participants will learn the impact of fostering, kinship care, and adopting on birth children and the challenges that birth children face as their families change. Presenter will share her personal story and experiences as the birth child, 40 years of relevant research, and suggestions and recommendations for parents and stakeholders in the social services field. Presentation has been adapted from a Master’s thesis researched and written by Dr. Eshele Williams.

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awesome information

Good reminders

Very informative!

Fostering is hard for bio children most definitely. Policies have to be changed to affect protocol.

about adoption

Although most of the adoptive families I provide home studies for do not have children, the information in this course will help me with families who do have biological children.

I found this lesson very helpful. Although I have open communication with my son and have included him in every step of the process so far.

Very knowledgeable and impactful. There needs to be way more in this topic

Very informative and addressed a lot I had no previously considered.

Good information

It was informative

Great information!

Very good


Good information

Wonderful training! Love the focus on brith kiddos.

Wonderful course that really makes you think!



Great class

The information was very useful since I am currently experiencing the combing of my birth children with foster children.

Very informative.

Good information.

I found this course pretty discouraging as a bio mom of 4 and foster mom of 2. Lots of sad "research" thrown out there about negative effects but yet no real practical ways to help meet needs. Is the take away not to foster when you have a home where bio children are present? There must be a way to help everyone thrive.

Good to think about the impact on bio kids. However, kind of had an air of bitterness about it.

Very good



Great course

Great class

It was very informative.

Loved hearing the information from someone who has experienced it.

Liked hearing from someone who has lived it.

This is very helpful when having biological children in the home. As parents, we need to make sure all the resources are needed for the biological children as well.

Great material

very informative


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