The home study is a universal step in the adoption process, whether you plan to adopt domestically, internationally, or from foster care—but what exactly does the process involve?
Stella Gilgur-Cook, LCSW, provides an overview of the home study process and answers your questions, including: What is a home study? How long does the process take? What kinds of questions will the social worker ask? What kind of documentation will we need to provide? Will someone really come inspect our home?