In Episode 49, you will hear from Dr. Sharen Ford, Focus on the Family’s Program Director of Adoption & Orphan Care, talking with Phil about:

  • Her path from government work to Focus on the Family
  • How FOTF’s Wait No More Conferences are helping orphaned children get into families, and how you can be a part of it
  • How people can engage orphan care if they aren’t called to adopt or foster children
  • Why it is important for orphan care advocates to get involved with local governments, and how you can do it
  • The why, what, and how of Wrap-around care for adoptive and foster parents
  • The importance of defining “Family” in our world today
  • Why every child needs to have a “circle of balance”
  • And much more!

We’ll also hear:

  • “Ask Dr. Karen” segment on the meaning and importance of “Trauma Informed Care”
  • Thoughts from the Field from Rodrigo Pereira
  • More recommendations and insights from Phil and Kelly

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