Welcome to The 2017 National Permanency Conference Resources.
2017 National Permanency Conference: Exploring the intersection of neuroscience and permanency with Keynote Speaker – Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. in Nashville, TN, October 23-24th.
The conference offered two days of education, networking, and inspiration. The 2017 National Permanency Conference gave adoption leaders, clinicians, child welfare professionals, researchers, and policy makers an opportunity for deeper understanding of the intersection of trauma, neuroscience, and permanency.
Articles provided by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D,:
Handouts by Presenters:
For Better or For Worse: Why ASAP Services are Critical to Keeping Adoptive Families Intact
Kindal Akers, ASAP Clinical Supervisor, MA, Harmony Family Center and Michelle Whaley, ASAP Clinical Manager, LAPSW, Harmony Family Center
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Understanding the Syndrome, the Epidemic, and Tennessee’s Response
Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, Commissioner for Population Health, Tennessee Department of Health and Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Neonatologist, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Resource Parent Education: Using Trauma Informed Curriculum to Strengthen Families
Allison Cooke Douglas, Adoptive Parent, Education & Training Coordinator, Harmony Family Center and Kara Johansen, Psy.D., Cherokee Health Center of Excellence
Trauma Mamas – Supporting Parents of Hurting Children
Allison Cooke Douglas, Adoptive Parent, Education & Training Coordinator, Harmony Family Center and Debbie Schugg, Lead Parent Partner of Adoption and Permanency Wraparound Program, Kinship Center and Senior Consultant, National Center on Adoption and Permanency (NCAP)
For additional follow-up questions about The National Permanency Conference 2017 Email: NPCinfo@harmonyfamilycenter.org