View the following videos below as part of your international adoption education requirements.
The Impact of Trauma on the Developing Brain
Length: 1 hr. 07 min.
This segment explores the definitions of maltreatment, adverse childhood events (ACEs), children and the effects of chronic stress, the impact of trauma on brain development and resiliency.Watch Here
Common Reactions Children Experience with International Adoption
Length: 52 min.
This segment addresses the common behaviors experienced by children adopted internationally, including a discussion of controls and triggers, grief reactions, placement trauma, and how these stressors and others may be noticed in your child’s behaviors at home or at school.Watch Here
Tools to Create a Solid Foundation When Transitioning a Child to Your Care
Length: 1 hr. 15 min.
This segment presents practical tools parents can utilize to foster a solid foundation when transitioning to your care a child who joined your family through international adoption, as well as methods for reframing behaviors, correcting strategies, and building in time for self-care.Watch Here
To complete your training:
To obtain training credit hours for this series, each applicant must individually complete and submit the below attestation form to [email protected]. An adoption worker will review your response, countersign the form, and retain it in your case records as proof of completion.
Please note: some fields on the form below may not be fillable if opened in your browser. Please download the form first, and then fill it out.Trauma Informed Parenting: Parent Training Attestation Form