➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: After Adoption is Finalized, Transition to Becoming a Family Begins (Commentary)
Sentinel Source – November 02, 2017
Once an adoption is finalized, the lasting commitment to be a family extends not only until a child is grown and leaves the house, but for the rest of their lives. Because it is such a lasting relationship, adoptive parents should prepare by taking time to think through the transition period and how best to help a child arriving from adverse circumstances.
Information Gateway resource: Preventing Disruption/Dissolution: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/postplacement/stability/transitions/