OPEN ADOPTION

a type of adoption which permits varying amounts of pre- and post placement communication between a youth's adoptive family and birth family and makes a union between all three parties possible.

OPEN ADOPTION: "The birth mother is adamant that only open adoptions be considered."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPEN ADOPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/open-adoption/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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