The foster, kinship and adoption community relies on competent professionals to understand their needs and provide appropriate assistance and support. Our goal is to widen the network of people who can have a positive impact on the lives of foster and adopted children, adolescents, adults and their families as well as expectant/birth parents and their families.
If you are a professional interested in learning how to best meet the needs of those you work with, you’ll be well-served by exploring all that the C.A.S.E. Training Institute has to offer. The education you receive through the Training Institute integrates theory, research, best practices, and innovative strategies with content that can be customized to suit your specific needs or those of your organization. We provide education and training through one-on-one or group consultation, seminars, workshops, and webinars for:
Training for Adoption Competency (TAC)
For those mental health professionals wanting to specialize in supporting the foster, kinship and adoption community, C.A.S.E. has developed a rigorous 72-hour/10 month Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) program, a post master’s curriculum in adoption competency.
On November 19, 2020, C.A.S.E. received accreditation of its TAC from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). Read the news release
Learn More About TAC
National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative (NTI)
(NTI) is our web-based, 30-hour adoption-competency training for mental health professionals and child welfare providers.
Learn More about NTI
Educational Trainings for Parents and Professionals
View the full list of 2-hour, 4-hour, and full day trainings that C.A.S.E. offers that can be tailored for audiences of professionals or parents.
Learn More about These Trainings
Look for our Adoption Competency Initiatives on our website for more information all of the training options C.A.S.E. offers. To find out more about the C.A.S.E. Training Institute or to schedule a training, please contact Dawn Wilson, Training Institute Director
Social workers, counselors, educators…no matter your role in the adoption or foster care community, you’ll find a C.A.S.E....
Check out our most requested adoption-sensitive training topics and learn more about setting up a training for your staff.
Join C.A.S.E. webinars for education, inspiration and answers. Browse our upcoming live-stream and in-demand topics.
You can help adoptive, foster, and kinship families get the mental healthcare they need to thrive. Your gift by 12/31 will be matched up to $100,000!