Free webinar for hospital social workers

Support for Patients Considering Adooption

In this webinar specifically developed for hospital social workers and staff, you’ll learn about how to provide compassionate support and accurate information to patients considering adoption.

Join us as we dive into:

  • Current adoption practices.
  • Common dynamics and experiences of birth and adoptive parents.
  • Understanding the adoption planning process and placement timelines – even when it occurs
    after the baby has arrived.
  • How to support patients encountering CPS intervention.
  • Ethical and legal issues.
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Why OA&FS is uniquely qualified to provide this training:

  • Non-profit agency licensed in Oregon and Washington with offices in Eugene, Portland and Seattle.
  • Experienced staff provides all-options pregnancy counseling and adoption planning services.
  • Completed over 1,500 adoptions since our founding in 1985.
  • Experts in child-centered open adoption.
  • Pro-choice with a reproductive justice lens.
  • Our Board of Directors is led by birth parents.
  • We’re here to support your patients no matter what decision they make.

“Thank you for always being a resource, for the work you are doing to connect families all over our community, and for making the world a better place through OA&FS.“
–Kara Hedberg, Planned Parenthood