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Carolyn Mower Burns

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Berkshire Children and Families Inc
480 West St # 2
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
United States

Company Description: Berkshire Children and Families improves the lives of children by strengthening family and community relationships. With a history of providing locally-based,...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Masters , Social Work
    SUNY Albany
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"These are children that, in the ...
www.berkshireeagle.com, 28 July 2013 [cached]
"These are children that, in the past, wouldn't have this opportunity to study and learn classical music," said Carolyn Mower Burns, president and CEO of Berkshire Children and Families.
"There are great rewards in establishing ...
is183.org, 5 Nov 2013 [cached]
"There are great rewards in establishing or growing a family by adopting a child," said Carolyn Burns, BCF's president and CEO.
"In the life of a child, ...
www.berkshireeagle.com, 15 Nov 2010 [cached]
"In the life of a child, a year or two years is huge," said Carolyn Mower Burns, executive director of BCF.
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Burns said that at Berkshire Children and Families, they prepare each child's extensive life history to give to the adoptive family. Details like the child's birthplace or what he or she was like as a baby are included alongside the locations and names of foster families the child may have stayed with before adoption.
Burns said that adoption professionals are essentially in agreement about the importance of keeping children's channels to the past open. She explained that the relationships children have with birth parents, even if very fraught, almost always contain strength and love.
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The cultural shift surrounding reproductive choices for women as well as the decrease in the stigma of single motherhood have resulted in a significant drop in infant adoptions, according to Burns. She noted that BCF used to do 40 infant adoptions a year, but by the late 1980s, that number was down to around three.
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The kind of people who make adoptive parents can be anybody -- single or coupled, experienced or inexperienced, old or young, Burns said.
If they have to move and ...
www.berkshireeagle.com, 19 May 2013 [cached]
If they have to move and lose that, it's another challenge for them," said Carolyn Mower Burns, president and CEO of Berkshire Children and Families, which provides foster care and adoption services and offers parental support such as consistent day care.
Berkshire Children and Families
www.berkshirechildren.org, 3 Oct 2010 [cached]
Carolyn Mower Burns President & CEO 413-448-8281, ext. 15
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