In this course, we talk about the seven core issues in adoption and foster care with Allison Davis Maxon, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and co-author of Seven Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency: A Guide to Promoting Understanding and Healing in Adoption, Foster Care, Kinship Families and Third Party Reproduction.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List the 7 core issues of adoption and foster care.
  • Identify the core issue that is at the heart of all the other issues.
  • List 2 things parents can do to help their children process these core issues in adoption.


Outline for 7 Core Issues in Adoption and Foster Care.pdf

*Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Illinois Licensing Standard §401.520

*Important Information for agencies on Illinois Adoption Requirements.

Nebraska Licensing Requirement 005.16(D)(i)(2) & 005.16(D)(iii)(3)

*Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.