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All Children - All Families: Promising Practices Guide

Promising Practices 4th EditionThe Promising Practices guide is the first comprehensive, practical tool aimed to help adoption and foster care agencies as well as exchange organizations improve policies and practices that affect their work with LGBT prospective parents.

The guide features sample policies and materials, along with tips from leaders of welcoming agencies and exchange organizations, researchers in the field and LGBT adoptive and foster parents. Topics include leadership and governance; staff training and recruitment strategies; pre-adoption services; home study practices; placement; services for foster parents; post-permanency support for adoptive families and retention of foster families.