MRPA Blog: News & Events
2023 Maryland Foster and Adoptive Parent Survey
Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey. We anticipate it will take 15-30 minutes to complete. We hope to use the results to better advocate for the needs of foster children and foster parents. The survey is completely anonymous. Current, licensed foster...
Announcement: MRPA Executive Director Position Opening
Maryland Resource Parent Association is seeking an Executive Director to represent the interest of foster, adoptive and kinship parents in the state.
Family Works Together – Maryland Post-Adoption Program and Book Club
Download the flyers to learn about these valuable networking and learning opportunities! https://mrpa.org/download/6403/ https://mrpa.org/download/6408/
New Resource! Maryland Adoption Agencies Directory
A Letter of Introduction from MRPA President James L. Craig, Jr.
To: Resource Parents of Maryland From: James L. Craig Jr. President, Maryland Resource Parents Association (MRPA) Subject: Introduction Greetings to the hardest working people I know. As the new President for the Maryland Resource Parents Association (MRPA), I want to...
Child Welfare Academy Summer Courses – Reserve Your Spot!
REGISTER HERE FOR WORKSHOPS July and August Training Sessions Mon, 7/25/22 (6:00-8:00pm) - Effective Mental Health Treatment Through a Trauma-Informed Lens (meets Medication Management training req) Wed, 7/27/22 (6:00-8:00pm) - Digital Safety Wed, 8/3/22 (6:00-8:00pm)...
Title IV-E Child Care Reimbursement – Application Deadline June 17th!
Maryland DHS has received information regarding Title IV-E Child Care Reimbursement. This is for eligible children for the calendar year 2021. Please note that this information was received late and there is an extremely short turnaround time frame. Please read all of...
MD DHS Annual Notice of Resources Flyer
The Maryland DHS has made available their 'Annual Notice of Resources' flyer. Download your copy from the MRPA website at: https://mrpa.org/download/6108/
MD DHS Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine for Youth in Out-of-Home Placement (2/1/22)
COVID-19 infections can be a minor hindrance or lead to severe disease or even death. Children, like adults, should receive a COVID-19 vaccine to help prevent serious illness from COVID-19, protect other people around you, particularly people at increased risk for...
Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year from the MRPA!
Wishing you joy and peace as we wrap up the 2021 Holiday Season and look forward to a New Year in 2022. Thank you to those who provide loving care and support to children in the foster care system as a foster, kinship or adoptive family. Thank you to those who provide...