Check back regularly to get our latest news updates.
Neal Goulet on 08/25/2015
Michelle Nauman-Brown, FDR's youth advocate, visited the interview program to discuss permanency for older foster youth.
Neal Goulet on 08/05/2015
Even if we might not know how to describe it, permanency plays out many ways in our daily lives.
Neal Goulet on 07/20/2015
The co-founder and executive director of Family Design Resources spoke about her nonprofit organization, its mission, and the children it serves.
Family Design Resources representatives speak at Adoption Support and Preservation National ConferenceNeal Goulet on 06/17/2015
Event gives professionals and leaders in the field of post-adoption services the opportunity to share and discuss effective practice and policy at the state and national levels.
Neal Goulet on 06/17/2015
'Help youths thrive after foster care,' reads headline
Neal Goulet on 05/28/2015
Michelle said her journey had come full circle, adding a detail that is not part of the video.
Neal Goulet on 05/27/2015
Michelle Nauman-Brown’s personal journey, from tragedy to triumph, is the subject of a new seven-minute video. It concludes with calls to action, encouraging viewers to get involved to help reduce Pennsylvania’s permanency problem.
Neal Goulet on 04/14/2015
Act 101 established mechanisms for families affected by adoption to maintain or regain contact without the need for an attorney, court hearing or court order. The act requires courts and licensed adoption agencies to appoint an “authorized representative” to conduct adoption searches.
Posted on 01/30/2015
Family Design Resources announces registration for the next "Act 101 of 2010 Training Program for Court and Agency Appointed Authorized Representatives" to take place in April. The training is designed solely for those individuals who have been appointed as authorized representatives for the purposes of implementing Act 101 of 2010. Follow the link above for more information or to register.
Neal Goulet on 01/14/2015
Family Design Resources' Brenda Lawrence and Michelle Nauman joined WITF-FM's "Smart Talk" to discuss foster care and adoption.
Posted by Neal Goulet on 12/10/2014
The holidays are a time for reconnecting. However, for adoptees and their birth families, a joyful reunion might be only a dream. Yet Pennsylvania’s Act 101 can help turn that dream into a reality.
Neal Goulet on 11/17/2014
Family Design Resources' Brenda Lawrence and Michelle Nauman joined host Sylvia Maus for an episode of the public affairs program "Insight," which airs on eight ClearChannel radio stations.
- Posted by Neal Goulet on 10/30/2014
Neal Goulet on 10/03/2014
Deborah Wilson Gadsden, an expert on school and workplace bullying with Family Design Resources, is available to speak with the news media.