Exploring Adoption: Counseling Expectant Parents
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. The course offers 1.5 Social Work CE credits.
Intercountry Adoption Journey
NCFA offers an online Hague-compliant training program called The Intercountry Adoption Journey for prospective adoptive parents. Adoption Professionals also utilize the Intercountry Adoption Journey for staff training. The Intercountry Adoption Journey course is $90/person. IAJ is $75 for NCFA member professionals. Members can access the discount code by logging in to the member portal.
In the case of a two-parent prospective adoptive family, each parent must enroll separately and complete the course individually in order to generate a certificate and demonstrate that each parent participated.
NCFA member agencies are eligible to receive a free 30-day preview of the training to evaluate the course as a potential educational tool for their clients. Contact Amy Wolfe (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive access to the preview.
Foreign Supervised Provider Training
NCFA's Foreign Supervised Provider training is a 1.5 hour online course that educates and equips FSPs for best practices that adhere to applicable laws and regulations.