In this course, we discuss kinship adoption with Robin Sizemore, the Director of Hopscotch Adoptions, which specializes in international kinship adoptions; and Jeanette Willis, the Executive Director of Advantage Adoptions - One Church One Child in Fort Worth, TX, which specializes in domestic kinship adoptions. She was also raised by her grandparents and is currently raising a grandchild.

This course covers the learning objectives:

  • List 3 advantages to the child for being adopted or fostered by relatives.
  • List 4 emotions that kinship parents often feel.
  • Describe how shifting roles can be hard to deal with for kinship caregivers.
  • Describe how divided loyalties can be hard to deal with for kinship caregivers.
  • List 4 tips to help strengthen kinship families.


Outline for Kinship Care.pdf

*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