About The Center for Adoption Support and Education
C.A.S.E. was created in May 1998 to provide post-adoption counseling
and educational services to families, educators, child welfare staff,
and mental health providers in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington,
D.C. In addition, C.A.S.E. is a national resource for families and professionals
through its training, publications, and consultations.
C.A.S.E. is a private, non-profit adoptive family support center. Its programs
focus on helping children from a variety of foster care and adoptive backgrounds
to receive understanding and support which will enable them to grow into successful,
C.A.S.E. defines post-adoption services as ongoing, comprehensive support services
that include education, counseling, family forums, and advocacy which address
clearly identified developmental issues and social-emotional challenges frequently
shared by adoptees and their families. Post-adoption involves preventive measures
to ensure the preservation of adoptive families.
4000 Blackburn Lane. Suite 260. Burtonsville, MD. 20866