Impacts of DNA Testing on Adoption Search and Reunion

Length: 1 hour, 30 mins.


This webinar will provide information to families regarding DNA testing and its impact on adoptees. 

Participants will learn the following:

  • The types of tests available, information each provides, and how access to others (DNA matches) is facilitated 
  • The ethical and privacy issues involved in the use of DNA testing
  • The numerous scenarios/outcomes that can be experienced as a result of searching using DNA as well as being found
  • The practical piece as well as the emotional challenges for adoptees and their families

 

Presented by: Susan LaVigna, LCSW-C, C.A.S.E. with guest panel moderated by C.A.S.E. CEO Debbie Riley, LCMFT