Dr. Rick Delaney is a nationally known speaker and consultant to foster, kinship, and adoptive parents. He is a consultant to the Casey Family Programs and other foster care and adoption agencies. Dr. Delaney is the author of several books in the area of foster care and adoption, including Fostering Changes: Myth, Meaning, and Magic Bullets in Attachment Theory and Troubled Transplants: Unconventional Strategies for Helping Troubled Foster and Adopted Children. He is the principal investigator of Foster Parent College (www.fosterparentcollege.com), an on-line resource for foster and adoptive parents. He has helped to develop an on-line training series for Portland State University's adoption-competent mental health certificate program. Dr. Delaney is a father and step-father and lives in Ft. Collins, Colorado.