Relationships Australia 2016 - 2017 Annual Report 1 - Page 44

POST ADOPTION SUPPORT SERVICES 2467 client sessions 344 clients, of which there were 140 new clients who accessed the service 38 group activities 10 mentor and adoptee group activities Intercountry Adoptee Search & Reunion: Amy’s Story Post Adoption Support Services (PASS) helps both local and intercountry adoptees search for birth family relatives. As search and reunion can bring unexpected and confusing outcomes, PASS provides support throughout the process. For intercountry adoptees, PASS acts as the go-between, communicating directly with the adoption agencies overseas and relaying information back to the client. Amy* was adopted from South Korea when she was just a few months old. As a child, she had no interest in searching for her birth family, but as she grew older, she became curious. Amy’s adoptive mother su ΑΑ½ΙΡ•‘•ΘΡΌ½ΉΡ…ΠAML)…Ή‰•₯ΈΡ‘”Ν•…ɍ ΑΙ½•ΝΜΈ)Q‘ɽ՝ ‘•ΘΝ•…ɍ °΅δ±•…ΙΉ•Ρ‘…Π)‘•Θ‰₯ΙΡ ΅½Ρ‘•Θ‘…Α…ΝΝ•…݅䁉ΥΠ)‘•Θ‰₯ΙΡ ™…Ρ‘•Θέ…́…±₯Ω”…Ήέ…ΉΡ•)ΡΌ΅…­”½ΉΡ…ΠΈM‘”έ…́…±ΝΌΝ‘½­•)ΡΌ‘₯͍½Ω•ΘΡ‘…Ё‘•Θ‰₯ΙΡ Α…Ι•ΉΡ́ݕɔ)΅…ΙΙ₯•έ‘•ΈΝ‘”έ…́‰½ΙΈ…ΉΡ‘…Ё͑”)‘…™½Υȁ‰₯½±½₯…°Ν₯‰±₯ΉΜΈAMLέ…Μ)…‰±”ΡΌΑΙ½Ω₯‘”΅δέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”½ΉΡ•αЁ™½Θ)ݑ䁍•ΙΡ…₯ΈΡ‘₯ΉΜ‘…ΑΑ•Ή•‘ΥΙ₯ΉœΡ‘”)…‘½ΑΡ₯½ΈΑΙ½•Ν́…Ή‘•±Α•ΡΌ‰Ι₯‘”)Ρ‘”…ΑΜΈ]‘•Έ΅δ΅…‘”½ΉΡ…Π)έ₯Ρ ‘•Θ™…΅₯±δ°AML…ΝΝ₯ΝΡ•έ₯Ρ )ΡΙ…ΉΝ±…Ρ₯½Έ…ΉΥ±ΡΥΙ…°₯ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ•Ρ…Ρ₯½ΈΈ)΅δ‘…́Ν₯Ή”΅•Πέ₯Ρ ‘•Θ‰₯ΙΡ ™…΅₯±δ°)‰½Ρ ₯Έ-½Ι•„…Ή‘•Ι”₯ΈΥΝΡΙ…±₯„Έ+Šq½Θ…‘½ΑΡ••Μ₯Ё₯́„±½ΠΡ…­”½Έ³ŠtΝ…εΜ)MԁA…Ι¬° …Ν”]½Ι­•Θέ₯Ρ AMLΈƒŠq%ӊé„)±½Π…‰½ΥЁ‰Ι₯‘₯ΉœΡ‘”…ΑΜ°΅₯Ή₯΅₯Ν₯Ήœ)΅₯ΝΥΉ‘•ΙΝΡ…Ή‘₯ΉΜ…ΉΝΥΑΑ½ΙΡ₯ΉœΡ‘”)…‘½ΑΡ•”…±½ΉœΡ‘”έ…δ»Št(©9…΅•Μ‘…Ω”‰••Έ‘…Ή•(ΠΐI•±…Ρ₯½ΉΝ‘₯ΆΥΝΡΙ…±₯„MΉΉΥ…°I•Α½ΙΠ€ΘΐΔΨ€΄ΘΐΔά