So What Are You Grateful For?

So What Are You Grateful For?

I love this time of year. Not only is it the kick off to the holiday season, it is the month that hosts my birthday! My Mom used to make such a big deal out…
What Is Adoption? A Global Perspective

What Is Adoption? A Global Perspective

This is the final of four blog posts for National Adoption Month – contributed by Rebekah Hall, M.S.W., Director of Youth & Family Services. For more information on Catholic Charities’ Adoption Program, please visit: adoptionandpregnancycenter.org…
What Is Adoption? The Language Of Adoption

What Is Adoption? The Language Of Adoption

Contributed by Rebekah Hall, M.S.W., Director of Youth & Family Services Adoption has a language all its own. First there are the acronyms: ICPC (Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children), ICWA (Indian Child Welfare…
What Is Adoption? An Educational Perspective (What Is A Home Study REALLY About?)

What Is Adoption? An Educational Perspective (What Is A Home Study REALLY About?)

Contributed by Rebekah Hall, M.S.W., Director of Youth & Family Services You have finally reached the place where you have made the decision. You’re going to adopt. That decision in itself is huge! Now, no…
What Is Adoption? A Personal Perspective

What Is Adoption? A Personal Perspective

Contributed by Rebekah Hall, MSW, Director of Youth and Family Services It seems these days that every month is “National” something or other. I think it is a wonderfuhandsfeetl way to shed light on different…