Various websites offer online training courses to help prospective parents satisfy some or all State preservice requirements and strengthen their adoption preparation. Please note that agencies also have their own requirements, and any training must be approved by the agency through which families are adopting.
Adoption Learning Partners
Provides online courses for adoptive parents on a number of topics, including helping children cope with grief and loss, creating lifebooks, understanding attachment, and more.
Provides evidence-based training for professionals and for adoptive, kinship, and foster parents that covers preservice training as well as many specific parenting topics.