Birth Parent Advocate
Dawn Counter joined Adoption Choices in early 2017, as an adoption case manager. Dawn is a retired attorney who established paternity and child support for the Department for Children and Families (DCF) for 7 years. It was through her work for DCF that Dawn realized that she wanted to help people on a more personal level so she returned to graduate school and obtained her Masters of Social Work in 2015. Since returning to graduate school, Dawn has worked with children in the foster care system, survivors of domestic violence, and in a hospital emergency room setting. Dawn has one 12 year old son with whom she enjoys watching Jayhawk basketball, camping, kayaking, and travel.