Home Study Training & Education Session
Topics include all that is required for completion of a Michigan home study for voluntary adoptions as well as a few other important topics that will help your adoption experience be the best it can be:
FREE for families partnering with Greater Hopes. Otherwise $300 for all three sessions.***
Session 1: A Healthy Framework for Experiencing an Adoption; Child development, including safe sleep practices for children under 1 year of age.
Session 2: Infertility, Grief and Loss, Separation, Attachment, and Bonding.
Session 3: Behavioral and emotional needs of adoptive children and their first families, Impact of Adoption on the Family, Post-adoption Service Availability.
Classes will be held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. In cases when the class will coincide with a holiday, the class will be rescheduled.
***If you attend the classes and apply to Greater Hopes later, the $300 will be credited to the applicable fee schedule for the program you choose. If you have applied to work with us, these sessions are included in your agreed-upon fees and there is no additional charge to you.