700-799 Adoptive Parent

ABI & NTDC Domestic Training Course


Description
ABI, in collaboration with the National Training Development Curriculum, is pleased to offer a training series for families adopting domestically. NTDC was created through a grant by the US Children's Bureau. ABI has made modifications to the course materials to best meet the unique needs of our adopting families. This course is completed in 8 units on a weekly basis.

Course Credit: 21

Content
  • 1 Introduction and Child Development
  • Child Development Hand Out
  • 2 Attachment & Bonding
  • 3 Separation, Grief & Loss
  • 4 Trauma Related Behaviors & Informed Parenting
  • 5 Effective Communication & Managing Intrusive Qustions
  • 6 Cultural Humility & Parenting in Diverse Families
  • 7 Mental Health Considerations & Impact of Substance Abuse
  • 8 Creating Stable, Nurturing, Safe Families & Connections with Birth Families
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever