The following links will point you toward adoption education opportunities available through our member agencies.
Adoption Learning Partners
This educational Web site offers several courses related to adoption. Adoption Learning Partners has put together some of the finest online adoption education available for adoptive and prospective adoptive families.
Nightlight Christian Adoption Services
Nightlight Christian Adoption Services offers three online courses about domestic adoptions. All three online courses are taught by Laura Beauvais-Godwin.
Other Adoption Education Links
Below are additional educational resources offered by other national adoption organizations. Unlike sites like adoption.com and Adoptive Families of America, the listings here are not paid advertisements.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
The Child Welfare Information Gateway is maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Most of the information is for domestic adoptions. You can search here for adoption agencies and home study agencies by state.
The Intercountry Adoption Journey (NCFA)
In this high-quality education course, prospective adoptive parents receive 8 of the 10 required hours of Hague-mandated training, and agency staff will receive a certificate of completion from NCFA - with all the conveniences and benefits afforded by online program delivery.
Joint Council on International Children’s Services
JCICS advocates for orphaned children around the world and offers a wealth of material on international adoption issues.
RainbowKids.com hosts articles by professionals and parents, displays photolistings and text-listings of waiting children, and provides overviews and advice for the adoption process. (Carolina Hope photolists children at RainbowKids.)