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Adoption Subsidies 101: Understanding Federal and State Adoption Assistance (for Parents)

This course will offer a general overview of adoption assistance and subsidies at the Federal and State level. The speakers will discuss interstate issues; eligibility concerns; common mistakes; and the process for applying for non-ward subsidies. This content is for pre-adoptive parents and adoption professionals with little to no knowledge on subsidies. The information being shared in this presentation is built from a working group of NCFA, AAAA, and Families Rising (formerly known as NACAC).

Ryan Hanlon, PhD, LMSW – President and CEO, National Council For Adoption
Genie Gillespie, JD – Partner at Gillespie Law Group, LLC
Jennifer Kelly, MS – Program Director, ACF Adoptions+ and Executive Director, Adopting Joy Consulting
Josh Kroll – Project Coordinator, Adoption Subsidy Resource Center, Families Rising

Webinar length: 60 minutes

Cost to register: $15
If you are a NCFA member, look for your discount code in the membership portal.

Recorded on 9/26/2023.

PLEASE NOTE - This course does NOT provide social work CE credits. If you are an adoption professional seeking Social Work CE credit for this course, please register for this webinar here instead:
  • Adoption Subsidies 101 (Recording)
  • Adoption Subsidies 101 - Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever