the continuation-our second adoption


11/3/12~God has fully placed in josh and i the desire to follow His call for us to adopt again
12/6/12~contacted children’s services-left a message
12/7/12~received a message from children’s services (was in PA with josh to talk about orphan care ministries in churches!)
12/11/12~left a message for children’s services
12/13/12~made an official inquiry with children’s services-they put an information packet in the mail
12/22/12~information packet arrived from children’s services~made our second adoption public via Christmas letters and the blog
1/3/13~attended children’s services informational meeting
2/28/13~registered for pre-service training
3/5/13~pre-service 901~orientation and overview.  read about it here, here, and here.
3/7/13~missed pre-service 902 while went to a third day concert
3/12/13~pre-service 903~effects of child abuse and neglect.  read about it here.
3/14/13~pre-service 904~attachment, separation and placement
3/19/13~pre-service 905~managing behavior
3/21/13~pre-service 906~preventing and de-escalating crisis
3/26/13~pre-service 907~cultural issues in placement
3/28/13~pre-service 908~understanding primary families
4/2/13~pre-service 909~sexual abuse
4/4/13~pre-service 910~the effects of caregiving
4/9/13~pre-service 911~permanency for children
4/11/13~pre-service 912~permanency for families
4/16/13~policy & procedure
5/8/13~pre-service 902~the child protection team(make~up from 3/7/13)
5/17/13~submitted application to foster/adopt~fingerprinting~background check~30 days to complete paperwork
5/18/13~infant/child/adult cpr & first aid training
6/17/13~submitted paperwork
6/20/13~home assessment/paperwork review with children’s services social worker
6/27/13~file sent to home study agency
7/3/13~home study social worker called~j and i were away for a couple days
7/8/13~returned call to home study worker~left message
7/10/13~home study worker left msg
returned call to home study worker~scheduled first home study appt.



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