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

Melinda Lis, M.S.W.

Vice President, Academy | Co-Director, NTDC

Kris Henneman, M.S.W.

Vice President of the Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development | Co-Director, NTDC
ChildTrauma Academy