In this course we will cover what to expect with domestic infant adoption. The instructors will be: Karlee Wagner is a Program Supervisor for Infant Adoption and Birth Parent/Pregnancy Services at Children’s Home and LSS in Minnesota (CH/LSS); Erin Quick is the Founder and CEO of PairTree - the organization dedicated to helping families navigate private adoption in the healthiest way possible; and Courtney Lott is the owner and founder of Faithful Adoption Consultants, a consulting service that seeks to walk adoptive families through the adoption process from beginning to end.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List two factors that influence how much a domestic infant adoption will cost.
  • List two factors that influence how long a prospective adoptive family will wait to be matched with an expectant mom.
  • Explain what is meant by expectant parent expenses and how different agencies handle this.

Outline for Introduction to Domestic Infant Adoption.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Virginia Compliance



*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.

Illinois Licensing Standard §401.520

*Important Information for agencies on Illinois Adoption Requirements.

Nebraska Licensing Requirement 




*Important Information for agencies on Nebraska Adoption Requirements.