Spaulding for Children is the lead agency for the National Training and Development Curriculum for Foster and Adoptive Parents (NTDC) initiative. NTDC is funded through a 5-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau and the organizations listed below.

Spaulding For Children
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Cristina Peixoto, M.S.W.

President/CEO - Spaulding For Children
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Melinda Lis, M.S.W.

Vice President, Academy | Co-Director, NTDC
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Kris Henneman, M.S.W.

Vice President of the Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development | Co-Director, NTDC
ChildTrauma Academy
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Emily Perry, M.A.

Director of Training and Education
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Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.

Founder, Senior Fellow
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Jana Lihn Rosenfelt, M.Ed.

Executive Director
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Kristie Brandt, C.N.M., N.P., M.S., D.N.P.

CTA Fellow
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Dr. Gene Griffin , J.D., Ph.D.

Senior Fellow for Policy and Practice
The Center for Adoption Support and Education
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Leslie Wright, LCSW

NTDC Curriculum Manager
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Debbie Riley, LCMFT

CEO - Center for Adoption Support and Education
National Council For Adoption
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Dr. Ryan Hanlon, MSW, PhD

Vice President of Education, Research, and Constituent Services - National Council For Adoption
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Chuck Johnson

President and CEO - National Council For Adoption
North American Council on Adoptable Children
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Kim Stevens

Program Manager - North American Council on Adoptable Children
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Mary Boo

Executive Director - North American Council on Adoptable Children
University of Washington – School of Social Work
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Dr. Amy Salazar, LMSW, Ph.D.

Faculty / Assistant Professor - Washington State University
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Dr. Kevin Haggerty, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Social Work Director, Social Development Research Group - University of Washington
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Dr. Angelique Day, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - University of Washington