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Resources for Adoption Agencies and Attorneys

NCFA supports you with trusted resources, training, expertise, and a network of other professionals to strengthen your work.

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NCFA has a diverse membership of agencies and individual attorneys who share our commitment to the highest standards of professional practice. Each member brings a uniquely valuable contribution to our shared vision while standing united in our unwavering focus on helping every child, everywhere, thrive in a nurturing, permanent family.

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Social Work CE

Our library of on-demand webinars were designed to meet the needs of today's adoption professionals, offering:

Experts with specialized areas of experience in adoption

Relevancy for a broad range of professional skill levels

Professional development and continuing education for professionals

An affordable option that's easy to access

Adoption Training Courses

Created by birth parents and experienced professionals, Exploring Adoption is a FREE training course from NCFA that combines recent research, best practices, and personal stories to educate and equip those serving today’s expectant and birth parent population.

NCFA offers an online Hague-compliant training program called The Intercountry Adoption Journey (IAJ) for prospective adoptive parents, which adoption professionals also utilize for staff training purposes. 

NCFA's Foreign Supervised Provider Training is a 1.5 hour online course that educates and equips foreign supervised providers for best practices that adhere to all applicable laws and regulations.

NCFA members receive a discount on both courses.

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Additional Resources

Job Board

Search open positions for adoption professionals at NCFA member agencies

Adoption Advocate Publication

The Adoption Advocate is a free publication created by NCFA to educate and support adoption professionals, policymakers, families, child welfare specialists, and other interested parties on today's most relevant child welfare and adoption issues.

Helpful Articles

A listing of recent and past articles from NCFA staff and guest authors on a range of topics pertinent to professionals and the broader adoption community.