The CAFO Blog

Post-Permanancy Support Guide

This Post-Permancy Support Guide is written by Kelly Winquist. “The purpose of this paper is fourfold. First, I am writing it for my final paper in ‰ÛÏStrategies to Support Children and Strengthen Families‰Û at Harvard Kennedy School. I chose this topic for personal and professional reasons. Personally, I hope to become an adoptive and/or foster […]


FAS and NAS: Alcohol and Drug Related Birth Defects

This webinar will explain FASD and NAS and offer an introductory view of their implications for the life of a family. It will discuss symptoms, assessments, the school system, daily life, and how they effect the brain. This will be a great session for those who have children affected or those that are considering adopting […]


The Post-Placement Journey

Dr. Karyn Purvis and Amy Monroe offer insights and resources to equip adoption and foster ministries to help families meet the challenges of loving, nurturing and building strong relationships with children from hard places.   Presenters: Dr. Karyn Purvis, TCU Institute for Child Development and Amy Monroe, Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Ministry