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Paula C. Davis, Adoption (2021)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-19

Duration: 00:32:09

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Adoption


  • Davis, Paula C. Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Paula Davis before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on May 19, 2021. Davis is an adjunct professor at the LSU School of Social Work and a clinical director at Catholic Charities. She discusses: adoption statistics; adoption myths; the differences between agency adoptions and attorney adoptions; access to adoption records; and the impact of DNA registries on adoption search. She also answers questions from the audience.