"Thank you for listening...Sometimes you just need a place where people understand what you are going through."
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 ProgramAccess the current Directory of
Professionals who have completed the Adoptive & Foster Family Therapy
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.