Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center


Families & Caseworkers: Your Input Will Help!
Foster & Adoptive Parent
and Caseworker Survey
Sponsored by Dr. Redmond Reams

What is Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT)?

15 Types of Support Services for Adoptive, Foster, and Kinship Care Families
Article by AdoptUSKids.org

Attachment Theory
for adoptive, foster
& step families

Saturday, September 9th ~ Portland
Presented by Boys & Girls Aid

TBRI® Parent Trainings
Sponsored by Holt International
Eugene, OR ~ 9:00am-2:30pm
09/23 - 10/14 - 11/11 - 12/02

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Online Parent Training Program
Sponsored by Virginia Tech

All Children--All Families
Webinar Series

A free webinar series from
the Human Rights Campaign
Five webinars: 06/15/2017-11/16/2017

The NEW Directory of Professionals

View the current list & link from the
Adoptive & Foster Family
Therapy Certificate Program!

2017 Summer Camp Resource Guide

2017 State Park Pass

HRC Seal of Recognition

Community Partners

Family Support
Certificate Program

List of Materials
Order Materials
Educational Info Packets

Support Services


"Thank you for listening...Sometimes you just need a place where people understand what you are going through."

-Adoptive Parent

ORPARC has professional staff with training and knowledge of adoption and guardianship issues.  Staff provide supportive listening and problem-solving assistance, including systems navigation and parenting consultations.  ORPARC also provides brief case management and in-depth, follow-up consultation services to families needing assistance to avert or effectively respond to crises.

Directory of Professionals, Certificate Program

Access the current Directory of Professionals who have completed the Adoptive & Foster Family Therapy Certificate Program.

Continuing Education, Certificate Program
Portland State University's Adoptive & Foster Family Therapy distance learning certificate program offers the opportunity to gain expertise and/or certification in a range of classes designed to support work with foster and adoptive families.

Support Group Start Up & Support
ORPARC can help develop or assist your support group. Click to view ORPARC's role in assisting adoptive/guardian parent groups.

If you are aware of any new or updated support group information, please contact ORPARC at 503-241-0799/1-800-764-8367 or email


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