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FAC members typically interact with other members of the adoption triad more than with the adoptee. Nevertheless, the best interests of adoptees is of great concern for all members. Making sure that prospective adoptive homes are thoroughly vetted and that prospective adoptive parents are well educated and equipped to raise an adoptive child are just two of the ways in which FAC members work on behalf of adoptees.
For parents, having “the talk” with their child is a challenge that is often put off because it is an awkward topic. Adoptive parents have an even more daunting task. For them, “the talk” is not about the birds and the bees but about how their child came to be their child.
The Florida Adoption Council listserv is a forum for Florida Adoption Council members to share and disseminate information pertaining to the practice of adoption in the state of Florida, including but not limited to legislative changes and updates, legal questions, sharing information relating to available adoptive matches and placements, networking for adoption services, education in […]
Many Florida families are growing thru something called an intervention. There is a time between when a child has been removed from their home and before parental rights have been terminated that an intervention can occur.