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Post-Adoption Connection Center

A Webinar for Adoption Professionals on Preparing, Educating, and Supporting Adoptive Families

How many calls from families have you received describing a crisis situation with their child that leave you paralyzed on how to help? This presentation details Nightlight Christian Adoptions’ Post Adoption Connection Center services to their clients and describes their crisis response process. The speakers offer details on the structure of the agency’s Placement Stabilization Team, made up of support staff, that respond to all crisis situations with clients. The presentation also outlines the steps of this process and offer ways for you to create a similar structure within your own agency.

Heather Sloan, LBSW– Director of Post Adoption Connection Center, Nightlight Cristian Adoptions

Lisa Prather, LMSW – VP of Operations, Nightlight Christian Adoptions

Webinar length: 60 minutes

After attending this recorded webinar, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe the mission of the Post Adoption Connection Center and detail its services to the adoption triad.
  • Recall how the Placement Stabilization Team functions, made up for support staff that respond to all crisis situations with clients.
  • Explain the focus of crisis intervention and give examples of how to use the principles with adoptive families in crisis.
  • Apply practical strategies from the process in order to create a similar structure within their own agencies.

Course level: Beginning, Intermediate

Cost to register: $15

If you are a NCFA member, look for your discount code in the membership portal.

National Council For Adoption, #1804, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 04/13/2022 – 04/13/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

If you are a social worker licensed in New York, do not complete this course for contact hours. Instead, visit the NY course hereThis webinar does not offer credit for NJ social workers. The state of New Jersey does not recognize ASWB ACE continuing education provider-level approval.

In order to receive their continuing education credit, attendees must participate in the entirety of the recorded webinar training, have their attendance verified, complete a course evaluation, and complete post-test with at least 80% correct. Upon completing these items, attendees will receive their course continuing education certificate of credit to the email address provided at registration.

Other Questions? For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please contact us at or 703-299-6633.

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