Adoption Network: Your Guide to Starting a Support System

Adoption Network: Your Guide to Starting a Support System

by Laura Christianson
     
 

Do you desire to start a support network for those in your church and community whose lives are impacted by adoption?

In The Adoption Network, Laura Christianson, founder and director of Seattle-based Heartbeat Ministries, walks you through the basics of planning and launching a support system for adoptive families, foster families, birth parents or adoptees.

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Overview

Do you desire to start a support network for those in your church and community whose lives are impacted by adoption?

In The Adoption Network, Laura Christianson, founder and director of Seattle-based Heartbeat Ministries, walks you through the basics of planning and launching a support system for adoptive families, foster families, birth parents or adoptees. You'll learn how to:

Develop a mission statement

Plan a budget

Recruit leadership

Reach out to the community

Create workshops, support groups, social events, mentoring programs and more

Packed with practical pointers and worksheets, this handbook will equip you with the tools you need to create a vibrant adoption support network.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579219024
Publisher:
WinePress Publishing WA
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
111
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Laura Christianson shares her passion for adoption with a worldwide audience through her award-winning “Exploring Adoption” blog. An adoptive mom, Laura founded Heartbeat Ministries, a Christian support network for adoptive families. She is a popular speaker at adoption events and writers' conferences. Laura lives in Snohomish, Washington with her husband, Robert and their two sons.

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