This is a rofessional development course for adoption
agencies and school personnel working with the internationally
adopted children. The program looks at some aspects of
psycho-educational development of newly adopted post-institutionalized
children. It offers age appropriate activities that focus
on processes that have been found to positively influence
the cognitive developmentof preschool and school age adoptees.
This program is developed by Dr. Carol S.
Lids and Dr. Boris Gindis specifically for the professionals
who work with the internationally adopted children. Your
instructor for this class is a psychologist Dr. Carol S.
Lids, the author of many books and research publications
in Dynamic Assessment and other psychological issues of
This course consists of 8 units of work. In
the end of each unit you will be presented with a small
assignment, which you need to complete with the minimum
score of 85% on every test to receive a certificate. The
course includes materials that can be used as handouts for
parents and caregivers. This course is interactive (you
are invited to post your questions to the instructor and
other participants while studying the material and acquiring
techniques for mediation of child's learning experiences).
Free access, no certificate