Birth Mother's Day

Posted by Amy Shore, LPC on 5/20/18 1:30 PM

A mother's love begins when her child is in utero.  

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Topics: Birth Mother's Day

Children's Books Based on Skills Taught in TBRI

Posted by Nancy Robbins on 5/17/18 7:35 AM

I recently had the opportunity to attend Gladney University's simulcast of Empowered to Connect. Each speaker brought parenting with TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) to life.

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Topics: Suggested Reading, Gladney University

What Kind of Adoption is Right For You?

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/15/18 2:37 PM

It's been a journey already that you've taken towards becoming parents. You've had a lot of tough conversations and wrestled with your plans. Now you're ready to learn more about adoption and you're faced with several options.

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Topics: Adoption, Domestic Infant, Foster Adoption, Intercountry Adoption

Oklahoma Passes Legislation to Help Children Avoid Foster Care

Posted by Heidi Bruegel Cox on 5/8/18 10:00 AM

Oklahoma passed legislation which could improve outcomes for more children. H.B.2858 makes a significant addition to what courts must do at the initial hearing when a child is removed from the parent(s) by the state for drug exposure or allegations of abuse or neglect. Beginning November 1, 2018, courts will be required to tell a parent at the initial hearing that he/she has the right to make a voluntary adoption placement through a licensed child-placing agency. 

 

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Fond Farewell to Gladney Board Members

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/30/18 3:09 PM

As National Volunteer Appreciation month comes to a close, we want to acknowledge three Gladney Board Members who rotated off of the Board this month.

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Topics: Gladney Leadership, Gladney Culture & History, Volunteer Opportunity

Interning With Gladney in New Beginnings

Posted by Gladney Intern on 4/27/18 6:40 AM

Day in the Life of a Gladney Intern

Hello there, I’m Taylor Caressimo and I’m currently interning with Gladney in the New Beginnings adoption department, where we connect loving families with children who are in foster care to find them their forever homes.

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Topics: Gladney Intern Blog, A Day in the Life of a Gladney Intern

The 2018 Leslie Amend Award Winner

Posted by Wendy Lee on 4/23/18 9:47 AM

Amanda Duvall was recognized as the 2018 Leslie Amend Award winner (Fort Worth Area GFA Volunteer of the Year) at the Gladney Center Board Meeting dinner last night.

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Topics: Volunteer Opportunity, Gladney Family Association

Volunteer Appreciation Week

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/17/18 3:09 PM
"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart." -Elizabeth Andrew

With 62.6 million volunteers working 7.8 billion hours in America, Gladney is thankful for each and everyone of the men, women, and children who chose to share their hearts volunteering for Gladney.

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Topics: Volunteer Opportunity

Gladney Newsletter: China & Taiwan - 4/2018

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/16/18 10:34 AM

Read the latest information about Gladney's China and Taiwan's adoption program in April's Gladney Newsletter.

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Topics: China Adoption, Taiwan Adoption, China & Taiwan Newsletter

Pre Adoption Education Thru Gladney's Pathways

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/6/18 1:00 PM

One of the many adoption services that Gladney provides to our clients is pre adoption education through Pathways Training.  Pathways is a two-day training program offered several times each year.

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Topics: Pathways Training, Gladney University