The BPAR Media Room

This page provides a sample of some of BPAR's media and speaking activity, recognition of our accomplishments, plus our own newsletter archive. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more.

Boston Post Adoption Resources is proud to receive a generous grant from the Cummings Foundation $20 Million Grant Program in 2020!
We were chosen from a total of 738 nonprofit applicants
during a competitive review process.

This multi-year commitment recognizes our team's passion for serving the post adoption community and affirms the value of our mission to
provide specialized therapeutic support,
connect individuals, families and professionals to resources, and to educate the public about post adoption services.
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BPAR Presentations & Speaking

The BPAR clinicians make presentations on adoption competency for mental health peers; discuss post adoption resources at conferences; and provide an adoption-related perspective to the traditional press and online media.

We welcome new speaking and media opportunities as part of our ongoing commitment to educating professionals and the public about mental health services and resources related to the adoption experience.

BPAR in the Media

Jordan Rich reviews the Voices Unheard journal for the WBZ Book Club to kick off National Adoption Month in November 2022.

Right Mind Media hosts discuss the mental health value of the Voices Unheard journal with Lisa Coppola and Kelly DiBenedetto in this September 2022 podcast.

Severance Magazine published a Q&A with Lisa Coppola to discuss how writing in the Voices Unheard journal is valuable and therapeutic for adoptees.

UMass Boston wrote a profile titled "Lisa Coppola '08 Publishes Writing Journal on Adult Adoptees" in the July 2022 alumni newsletter.

Northern Essex Community College published a Summer 2022 Q&A with Lisa Coppola discussing her career as a therapist and authoring the Voices Unheard journal with BPAR.

WCVB channel 5 Boston asked Kelly DiBenedetto and Erica Kramer to weigh in on preparing for DNA test kit surprises on December 16, 2021.

Good Morning America interviewed BPAR clinician Marta Sierra for their segment on a search and reunion story on November 18, 2021

Candy O'Terry interviews BPAR founder Jennifer Eckert on The Story Behind Her Success podcast, a weekly show to inspire women leaders, November 13, 2019

Jordan Marsh reviews BPAR's book, Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey on the WBZ NewsRadio Book Club segment, November 10, 2019

The Salem News captures Maya Rogers-Bursen's personal story and pre-adoption speech in "An Annual Event Where Families Are Made," November 22, 2019

The Sun in Osceola, WI sought out Jennifer Eckert for an expert's quote on adoptee emotions during the holidays on December 27, 2019

Jennifer Eckert in the Brookline TAB

 

BPAR founder Jennifer Eckert's Q&A with Wicked Local Brookline, April 7, 2017

South Shore Living Cover copy

BPAR's book, Adoption Is a Lifelong Journey, and Scituate native Kelly DiBenedetto, co-author and illustrator, in November 2017 South Shore Living

Jennifer Eckert contributes "parenting advice from local adoption therapists" in a BostonParents Paper "Beyond Adoption" story about a Harwich couple as they adopt their second child through DCF.

Online Recognition

Our Own Newsletter Archive

Every few months, we compile a newsletter packed full of information about new post adoption resources, BPAR team news, adoption events, and other information useful to the adoption and foster care community. Take a look at this archive list of past newsletters to see our impact over the years and how we've grown!

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2021 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2021 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2019 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

Book Release Newsletter April 2017

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

 

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