Tapestry Home Study Questionnaire and Inventory
Describe your early childhood. For example, home dynamic, favorite memories, impactful events.
What activities and persons played an important part of your life through age 13.
Describe your high school and college years. Please include activities, impactful events, significant people, and degrees earned, if applicable. Please describe your social-emotional development during these years.
What is your current relationship with your parents and the frequency of contact.
What things do you admire about your parents. Please list your perception of their strengths and weaknesses.
List your siblings, where they live and your current relationship dynamics.
What do you consider to be your strongest and weakest character traits? How are you addressing your personal weaknesses?
Describe your hobbies and personal goals.
Does anyone in your immediate family struggle with drug or alcohol addiction?
Describe what attributes attracted you to your spouse and your relational strengths and weaknesses.
If you have experienced infertility or miscarriage, please describe where you are in the healing process.
What is, if any, your previous expose to adoptees or the adoption process?
Discuss how open or closed you would prefer a potential adoption to be. Are you comfortable with pictures, letters, texts? Are you comfortable with video calls? What level of comfort, if any, do you have with ongoing visits?
What are your concerns with your ability to bond with an adopted child.
Please address your views, openness, and suitability regarding transracial adoption. Please address your community's openness, resources, and diversity.
List three things you would like to explore through the adoption education process:
Describe the "tone" of your home. Is it busy, laid back, funny, quiet, loud, active, sporty, games, private or open etc.
Please list the children in the home and their ages. Briefly describe the child's personality, any special needs and interests.
Describe the community you live in. What types of activities are you involved in in your community.
If seeking adoption services-describe your church involvement and any leadership roles you hold
List the people in your primary support system. Who are the people who are most supportive of your adoption journey?
What organizations are you associated with? Kiwanaas, Girl Scouts, Red Cross...etc
Do you have any current health diagnosis? Have you ever had surgery, please list.
Describe any trauma you have experienced. Please include-significant deaths, accidents, drug and alcohol use and any sexual trauma such as rape or molestation. Please address these events in a very general manner. Identifying information will not be included in the home study.
Have you seen a counselor, and if so what were the benefits?
Have you ever been under the care of a psychiatrist? If so, what was the time-frame? Do you have a mental health diagnosis?
Describe your finances. How much credit card debt do you have? Do you own or rent your home? How many vehicles do you have and what if anything do you still owe. Do you own any recreational vehicles or vacation homes? Do you have a retirement account.
List your last 3 vacations.
Do you have any favorite family holiday traditions?
If you are a blended family, describe any custodial arrangements
Describe any family pets.
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