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Training for Adoption Competency (TAC)

Grandmother and childTraining for Adoption Competency (TAC) is comprehensive training for professionals in the social work, mental health, and child welfare fields. The training will provide you with the clinical knowledge and skills needed to effectively serve the adoption kinship network.

UConn is one of several sites across the United States certified by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) to provide this training.

  • TAC is a standardized training program that is being replicated across the United States.
  • TAC is a rigorously evaluated, competency based, training curriculum developed in collaboration with national experts in the field of child welfare, adoption, and mental health.
  • TAC is a 78-hour, 13-session (1 on-line, 12 face-to-face) program followed by 6 monthly group clinical case consultation sessions.

Visit the UConn School of Social Work or Southern Connecticut State University to learn more.