Linda Hageman

Linda Hageman, MSW, is the Executive Director of Adoption Services at The Cradle, a not-for-profit child welfare agency, licensed in the state of Illinois. Ms. Hageman directs the domestic and international adoption programs of The Cradle. A child welfare professional with more than 25 years experience, she is committed to the ethical and respectful treatment of mothers considering placing children for adoption, the education of adoptive parents, and lifetime support of adoptive families. She has directed The Cradle’s placement programs for over 15 years, and has advocated locally and nationally for best practices in the field of adoption.