5 episodes

Adopt Perspective is a podcast for anyone affected by adoption. We discuss the adoption experience from the perspectives of mothers, fathers, adopted people and their loved ones, so that we may learn and grow from the perspectives of others. Sharing personal stories and explore adoption topics including adoption loss, psychological impacts of adoption, forced adoption, inter-country adoption, searching, reunion, healing and many others. We interview adults affected by adoption as well as practitioners, people involved in inquiries, research, legislative change and apologies, artists, film-makers and authors. Adopt Perspective is hosted by Dr Jo-Ann Sparrow and Jane Sliwka and is produced by Jigsaw Queensland - Post Adoption Support Service - www.jigsawqueensland.com/adopt-perspective - The podcast discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised.

Adopt Perspective Jigsaw Queensland

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Adopt Perspective is a podcast for anyone affected by adoption. We discuss the adoption experience from the perspectives of mothers, fathers, adopted people and their loved ones, so that we may learn and grow from the perspectives of others. Sharing personal stories and explore adoption topics including adoption loss, psychological impacts of adoption, forced adoption, inter-country adoption, searching, reunion, healing and many others. We interview adults affected by adoption as well as practitioners, people involved in inquiries, research, legislative change and apologies, artists, film-makers and authors. Adopt Perspective is hosted by Dr Jo-Ann Sparrow and Jane Sliwka and is produced by Jigsaw Queensland - Post Adoption Support Service - www.jigsawqueensland.com/adopt-perspective - The podcast discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised.

    Using an Intermediary (Part Two)

    Using an Intermediary (Part Two)

    In Part Two of our two-part series about using an intermediary service, Jo and Jane discuss in more detail how the service works. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. Visit www.jigsawqueensland.com for more information about adoption issues or for notes about this episode.

    • 45 min
    Rachel & Richard (Part One)

    Rachel & Richard (Part One)

    In Part One of a two-part series about using an intermediary service, Father and daughter, Richard & Rachel share their story of 2017 search and reunion. In Part Two (Using an Intermediary), Jo and Jane will further discuss the intermediary service and how it works. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. Visit www.jigsawqueensland.com for more information about adoption issues or for notes about this episode.

    • 48 min
    Forced Adoption

    Forced Adoption

    You can't talk about adoption in Australia without discussing past Forced Adoption policies and practices. In this episode Jo and Jane explore the history of Forced Adoption in Australia and its ongoing impact. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. Visit www.jigsawqueensland.com for more information about adoption issues and Forced Adoption.

    • 44 min
    Heather

    Heather

    Heather shares her story of the lifelong impacts of being separated from her daughter through adoption in 1975, at the pinnacle of the forced adoption era and their subsequent reunion with Jo Sparrow. They discuss her work within the post adoption support community and how helping others has aided in her own healing. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. Visit www.jigsawqueensland.com for more information about adoption issues and forced adoption.

    • 52 min
    Introduction

    Introduction

    Hosts, Jo Sparrow and Jane Sliwka introduce season one and discuss how episodes will explore the adoption experience from the perspectives of mothers, fathers, adopted people and their loved ones. They introduce themselves and talk about upcoming interviews featuring the personal stories of people affected by adoption and exploring adoption topics including adoption loss, psychological impacts of adoption, forced adoption, intercountry adoption, searching, reunion, healing and many more. Episodes will also feature interviews with practitioners, people who have been involved in inquiries, research, legislative change, artists, film makers and authors.

    • 20 min

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