Tell the truth about your past

My husband and I are getting ready to begin the international adoption process, and wondering whether it is necessary to disclose something. Thirty years ago, my husband was convicted on a drug possession misdemeanor. The conviction has since been expunged and the record is sealed. […]

*"self-proclaimed experts" in adoption?

Do adoptive parents frequently experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? And do these parents who are “victimized” by the process go on to become “self-proclaimed experts” in adoption? Certainly a provocative question! Unfortunately, far too many people confuse Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Traumatic Stress. The […]

*Psychological screening tests and evaluations for the newly adopted post-institutionalized children

https://youtu.be/xW_9ltmMfl8Psychological screening tests and evaluations for the newly adopted post-institutionalized children Fortunately, there is a growing appreciation of the unique needs of adoptive children. While efforts are made to evaluate and understand the medical background and medical status of adoptive children, little attention is given […]