Preparation for Adoption Readiness for Kids in Alaska

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Program/Intervention Name

Preparation for Adoption Readiness for Kids in Alaska


Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement, Pre and Post Adoption Program

Program/Intervention Description

A comprehensive adoption preparation, training, and support program. Families are supported from matching to placement and six-month post finalization. The structured program has five phases: (1) 28 hours of adoption training; (2) Home Study; (3) Identification and matching with waiting children (4) Post placement to finalization (5) Six month post finalization.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Train and support families through all phases of the adoption process

QIC Target Group

Both Target 1 and Target 2

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Brenda Ursel


Alaska Center for Resource Families

Contact Email

Contact Phone


External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)