Adoption Support For Kentucky

Adoption Support for Kentucky (ASK) is an award-winning peer support program that has been serving families for nearly two decades. Using innovative training modalities and inclusive support group practices, ASK uniquely meets the needs of foster, adoptive, relative, and fictive-kin caregivers throughout the Commonwealth.

45+

Support groups and
trainings offered monthly

45,000 +

Support group attendees
since the program’s inception

576

Hours of training
provided annually


July 26, 2021, 5:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

Topic: Strategies for Parenting Teens Facilitated by: Theresa Shell-Goldsby July 26, 2021, 5-6:30 PM CST To register for this group training, visit here, and
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July 26, 2021, 6:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Rachael Wall

ASK-VIP Group Training with Rachael Wall

Topic: Understanding the Brain and Fear Responses in Traumatized Children Facilitated by: Rachael Wall July 26, 2021, 6:00-7:30 PM EST To register for
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July 28, 2021, 5:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

Topic: Strategies to Remain Positive When Adopting Facilitated by: Theresa Shell-Goldsby July 28, 2021, 5:00-6:30 PM CST To register for this group training,
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ASK Spotlights

Antoine and Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

Antoine and Jeremiah Smith-Rous...

When one becomes a foster parent, certain training requirements have to be met. However, there is no such thing as too much training, or support,
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Q&A with ASK-VIP Liaison, Rachael Wall

Q&A with ASK-VIP Liaison, ...

Rachael Wall has been working as an Adoptive Parent Liaison (APL) for Adoption Support for Kentucky-Virtual Interaction Program (ASK-VIP) just over 2 years. Something Wall
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Mollie Cole, Adoptive Parent Liaison (APL)

Mollie Cole, Adoptive Parent Li...

Mollie Cole has been working as an Adoptive Parent Liaison (APL) for ASK-VIP for two years. When she was still fairly new in the Adoption
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