Private Organization Accreditation

HeartShare assist individuals with developmental disabilities through education, day, residential and recreation programs, case management, and health services, and provides foster care/adoption services, counseling, after school and energy assistance programs, and programs for people with HIV/AIDS.


Jane Bonk, Ph.D., LCSW

Volunteer Roles: Commissioner; Evaluator; Lead Evaluator; Peer Reviewer; Team Leader

Dr. Jane Bonk is a team leader, evaluator, and commissioner who has led over 25 site visits for COA.
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EPR 96.35: Suitability of agencies and persons to provide adoption services consiste

Suitability of Agencies and Persons to Provide Adoption Services Consistent with the Convention

Table of Evidence

Self-Study Evidence On-Site Evidence On-Site Activities
  • Ethical Practice Policy 96.35 (a)
  • A narrative describing the agency/person’s approach and processes for ensuring that intercountry adoptions take place in the best interests of children 96.35 (a)
  • A narrative describing how the agency/person prevents the abduction, exploitation, sale or trafficking of children. Provide examples of actions taken by the agency 96.35 (a)
  • Executive Verification 96.35 (b), 96.35 (c)
  • Governing Body Profile 96.35 (c)
  • Employee Profile 96.35 (c)
  • Certificate(s) of good standing 96.35 (d)
  • Procedure for reporting changes in suitability information and for submitting Self Reports to COA 96.35 (e)
    Revised Executive Verification, provided to Evaluator team on-site
  • Interview:
    1. Personnel 96.35 (c)
  • Review personnel files 96.35 (c)
  • Review personnel files, as necessary 96.35 (d)
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