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[1 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,923 views]
Conference to focus on orphan care

ROGERS–When most people hear the word “orphan,” they think of a child whose both parents have died and they assume the best option is adoption.
Neither is necessarily true. An orphan is any child who has been removed from his or her family (including foster care). While adoption is a solution in some cases, there are ways to help those who are already removed from their parents, and to prevent that removal in the first place.
A conference coming Feb. 25-26 to Rogers will break the usual stereotypes surrounding the idea of …