Adoption Journeys -MA.

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Program/Intervention Name

Adoption Journeys -MA.


Family Functioning, Family Support and Placement Stabilization Programs, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement, Peer associations/relationships, Pre and Post Adoption Program

Program/Intervention Description

Clinical and supportive services designed to support adoptive or guardianship families. 24/7 availability for support and I/R. Provide services from brief prevention to intensive. Counseling, family system approach. Offer traditional and nontraditional respite and a myriad of support groups and social opportunities for families and children, together and alone. Advocacy on behalf of families including facilitating service delivery across multiple providers. Adoption competency training and professional development for community providers and DCF. Every family that contacts program receives the Adoption Guide that details prevention services available through the program. A dynamic program offering a many family centered services that support parents and children.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

0-5, 6-12, 13-17, Parent/Adult

Program Goals/Outcomes

Reduce family stress, increase problem solving, coordination of services. Support services. Services intended to be brief.

QIC Target Group

Post - Target 2

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 4: Promising Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Sharon Silvia


Adoption Journeys

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