How long does it take to adopt a child

Jennifer Bliss, PsyD Adoption Expert, explains what the usual wait time for perspective parents is in a domestic, open adoption
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How long does it take to adopt a child

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The average wait time for perspective parents, in domestic adoptions, is about 6-18 months. Each professional will quote you somewhere around there, but it may vary a bit. The misnomer that it takes many, many years to adopt and it will never happen or that domestic adoption is impossible these days, it really is not the case anymore. Domestic adoption is very much a viable reality.

Jennifer Bliss, PsyD Adoption Expert, explains what the usual wait time for perspective parents is in a domestic, open adoption

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Jennifer Bliss, PsyD

Founder of Bliss Adoption Services

Dr. Jennifer Bliss has dedicated her career to adoption education and support. She specializes in providing clinical services for all members of the adoption triad, including adoption education/consultation and pre/post adoption relationship support. Throughout her career, Dr. Bliss has been passionate about educating the public on best practices in adoption and the psychology of open adoption. She is also the author of a new book on open adoption, Another Choice: A compassionate Guide to Placing a Child For Adoption.
Dr. Bliss received her BA in Psychology and BS in Education from University of Southern California. She went on to earn her MSW from UCLA and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ryokan College. Dr. Bliss has supervised adoption counselors across the country and has spoken on the psychology behind open adoption at universities and statewide conferences. She has also appeared as the open adoption expert on radio programs, podcasts, television shows and was the primary adoption consultant and featured counselor on WEtv's 4-part documentary series, "Adoption Diaries.”

 

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