Adopting siblings presents advantages to both the children and parents, but also presents unique challenges that parents should be prepared for. In this course, we talk with Erin Q. Nasmyth, LCSW specializing in adoption, and Executive Director of Adoption Support Alliance.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 3 reasons why it is important to keep siblings together.
  • List 4 advantages to the adoptive family of adopting or fostering siblings.
  • Identify 4 special issues that adopting/fostering siblings might present to parents and explain to tips for handling.
  • List 2 circumstances when adopting siblings might not be a good idea.


Outline for Adopting Siblings Issue to Consider

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

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Hague Treaty on Intercountry Adoption*

 96.48 (c)

*Important Information for agencies on Hague Training Requirements