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Why open adoption?

Why open adoption?

The following videos provide a snapshot of the experiences of children and young people who have been adopted.

SBS Insight ‘Making Adoption Easier’ (March 2014)

Link: http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/158861379535/Insight

Barnardos ‘Talking About Adoption’

Watch adoptees and their families share their experiences with Barnardos about open adoption over the past 30 years.

More information on Barnardos and their role in adoption can be found at www.barnardos.org.au

FACS ‘Fostering to Adopt Panel’

This video is a panel discussion at the FACS Office of the Senior Practitioner Practice Conference (2014). It features NGO and FACS adoption experts discussing adoption research, the Safe Home for Life legislative reforms and adoption practice in NSW.


For more information on open adoption practices, read:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare – Past and Present Adoption Practices