Making the Leap: The Transition from School to Adult Life, April 25, 2014

The Connecticut Council on Adoption presents: Making the Leap: The Transition from School to Adult Life.  The transition process from school to adult life poses certain challenges for all students and may be greater for a student with special needs who is in foster care or adopted.  Presenters will be from CPAC (CT Parent Advocacy Center) and CT DMHAS Young Adult Services.  See Brochure for registration information. 

Registration Now Open: Annual CAFAP Conference, May 2-3, 2014, New Haven, CT

"It's All About You!  Parents Caring for Themselves So They can Better Care of Connecticut's Kids."  For more information visit

Trauma-Focused Integrated Play Therapy, May 9, 2014, Hartford, CT

Creative Interventions for Children and the Families.  Presented by Eliana Gil, PhD and sponsored by The Village for Families & Children.  See brochure for registration details. 

Training for Adoption Competency, 2013-2014

Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) is a comprehensive training for professionals in the social work, mental health, and child welfare fields. The training will provide you with the clinical knowledge and skills needed to effectively serve the adoption kinship network. See brochure for more information or download online application here

Therapist Questionnaire

We invite therapists with specialized skill and training in adoption to complete our questionnaire. Qualified therapists will be included in an upcoming online directory.

Upcoming Events

Training Co-sponsorship Opportunity

Funding is available to help provide training opportunities for adoption professionals and adoptive families. Learn more >

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