Center for Lifelong Learning
So, You Want to Adopt. Now What?
Hours to Complete: 3
You will learn from someone experienced in the adoption process as well as the joys and challenges of parenting adopted children.
You’ll be guided through terms and choices: Domestic or international? Agency or private attorney?
You’ll also be equipped to search for a reputable adoption agency and get advice for parenting after the official process is complete. From a biblical perspective, you’ll dig in to see how vertical adoption is important for horizontal adoption. Start the next steps of your family journey with this video-based online course by an adoptive dad.
What You’ll Learn:
- Articulate how vertical adoption is important for horizontal adoption.
Consider whether to use an adoption agency or a private attorney.
Explain the current orphan crisis and how adoption relates to it.
Get realistic tips for the unique challenges of parenting adopted children
Identify factors to consider when deciding whether to adopt domestically or internationally.
Identify the unique challenges of parenting adopted children.
Search for a reputable adoption agency.
Instructor:Dan Cruver, director of Together for Adoption
Dan Cruver is an alumnus of Clarks Summit University and director for Together for Adoption, a non-profit organization that provides gospel-centered resources to magnify the adopting grace of God the Father in Christ Jesus and mobilize the church for global orphan care.
Time to Complete:Learners will have 60 days from registration to complete the course. It is self-paced, with no need to be online at specific times.
Location Information:For discounted licensing rates for groups, please email onlinelearning@ClarksSummitU.edu.
The login will be provided with instructions after registration.
This microcourse is licensed for individual use only; course content cannot be recorded or shared with non-registrants.