Jody Sciortino has been in the social work field for 26 years. She
has worked in a variety of settings specializing in work with
children and families, adoption, abuse, and trauma. Jodys
past positions have included coordinator of a psychiatric clinic,
executive director of an international adoption agency and the social
work director for an international hosting program.
Jody has a special interest and passion for the
adoption of the older children. She is a strong proponent of parent
education and training in adoption and especially enjoys parent
coaching and post adoption counseling. Personally, Jody
and her husband are the adoptive parents of three childrentwo
adopted domestically at birth and their eldest daughter,
now 19, came home from Russia at 13. Jody is an adult adoptee.
The online courses
that Jody Sciortino teaches at Bgcenter Online School