2014 National Adoption Conference
On June 19th and 20th, the National Council For Adoption will host the 2014 National Adoption Conference at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Florida! At this year's conference, Charting a New Path: Creativity vs. Reactivity, expert speakers will educate, inspire, and challenge attendees to move from reactivity to creativity.Continue Reading
What is Post-Adoption Support?
We wanted to share here some of the important support services we know children and families often need and appreciate. If any of these services interest you, you can locate particular services in your area by talking to an adoption professional familiar with your journey or contacting NCFA.Continue Reading
The Intercountry Adoption Journey
Did you know that National Council For Adoption has a training program specifically created to help prepare prospective adoptive parents for the intercountry adoption process? We do! The Intercountry Adoption Journey.Continue Reading
Family Garden Party: Plant like a Pro!
March 20th marks the first day of spring! Our staff is ready for more sunshine, longer days, and, of course, fun in the sun with our families. National Council For Adoption has put together six simple steps to plant a family garden!Continue Reading
Be a Voice: Advocacy in 2014
NCFA launches its Adoption Advocate every year with a renewed summary of our policy priorities. As we kick off 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some of our key initiatives to our blog community. Use your voice to contact your elected officials and let them know what adoption legislation matters to you.Continue Reading
Family Matters! It's not just better, it's scientifically necessary!
Increasingly, research is proving and clarifying what we all know instinctively: the importance of a loving, responsive adult in the life of a child. Children who aren’t offered emotional, physical, and mental support are hindered in reaching developmental milestones.Continue Reading