The adoption home study may sound a little invasive and scary for some hopeful parents, when in fact it is more paperwork than white glove inspection of your home. The “home study” is really a “people study”. A combination of a written and oral description of your family and your lifestyle and inspection of where you will raise your child. The process is conducted by a licensed social worker trained to educate and prepare you as the adoptive family for adoption, and to assemble information about the prospective parents for the report.
Read more about adoption home studies and what they involve at OpenAdoption.com.