**LZ101 What to Expect After Arriving Home With Your IA Child

This Class is 1 Credit Hour of Adoption Education

Course Materials

This course will help you to determine what to expect at each developmental stage when adopting internationally. This course will: * Prepare you for challenges you may encounter and how to increase a smoother transition * Deal with cultural differences and institutional background issues * Explores reasons for placement in orphanage or foster home and the medical and behavioral effects * Discuss common post-arrival issues to look out for * Explore your child’s developmental stages * Give guidance on what to do upon arriving home * Address limit setting and introducing structure * Help to determine an appropriate educational placement for your child * Identify when and where to seek professional assistance for your child