Invited to & participated in


US delegation of 16 adoption professionals.   Made visits over 16 days to Russian orphanages and Russian universities to promote Russians adopting children from Russia.  Russian families were not adopting Russian children.  The project was very successful.  Russians began adopting Russian children from orphanages!

Mathematica Policy Research created a white paper case study on Healthy Visions April 2019 through site visit, classroom observations and a review of program documents.  This is important because the report was published with HHS Family & Youth Service Bureau.  This publication is now available for others to model.

Please view the following achievements to understand Carole Adlard’s involvement not only in the community but in the country.  

US Congress

Congressional Angels of Adoption Award

This was presented in recognition of outstanding example and commitment to promoting adoption.

State of Ohio presented

The Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Award in recognition of her Creativity,  Execution,  Achievement And Overall Excellence of a specific program completed by an Ohio non-profit Ohio Adolescent Health Centers.

Carole was a Founding member of this ongoing group of agencies which service students in the state of Ohio by providing tools for risk avoidance and healthy relationship education.

Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati- Recognized Carole for outstanding alcohol and addiction (prevention) services from the Board of Butler County

University of Notre Dame, Alumnae

Exemplar Award

“Carole’s leadership and good counsel. Carole has guided people to make better choices for stronger relationships during adolescence, marriage, parenting. Carole’s service provides inspiration to all who strive to uphold Notre Dame’s greatest tradition of Faith Learning and Service.”

St Ursula Academy, Cincinnati

Centennial Award for Outstanding Alumnae

“Carole represents a shining example of life long service to humanity to all of St. Ursula’s family and our Greater Cincinnati community.”

Adoption Journal Quarterly

Authored and Published

An effective Adoption Education Program that Can Be Replicated

California Clearinghouse Award Winner

Adoption Option curriculum  and The Price Tag of Casual Sex curriculum awarded outstanding video and print awards

Regional Emmy Award Winner

Telly Award Bronze Winner

Accolade Winner Award of Excellence for

Facing Life Head on television program featured Healthy Visions in a 30 minute program  called

“teens making healthy choices”


International Neo Natal Conference, Cincinnati

Speaker- National Adoption Conference

National Right to Life , Tahoe, California

Invited Member

National Common Ground  Coalition of Life and Choice, Washington, DC

Bringing leaders of pro choice and pro life together to discuss common ground of adoption.

HHS Adolescent Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference Board

Planned and executed first virtual annual conference for HHS grant recipients thoughout US  Puerto Rica, Guam

Some of Carole’s firsts:

* First group of women admitted to University of Notre

* First International Cohort to complete University of Pennsylvania Year-long Positive

Psychology Series hosted by Dr Martin Seligman.

Local Awards:

* Up Downtowner of Year

In recognition of Carole’s dedication of writing a monthly Up Downtowner newsletter for 10 years. The group managed the Octoberfest.

Social Venture Partner, philanthropic organization that invited non-profits to compete fir funds   Fast pitch winner!

Carole’s successful efforts were documented in following publications:

* Rolling Stone magazine

* Focus on Family newsletter

* Catholic Telegraph

* Cincinnati Enquirer

Was interviewed for the following Radio and Television stories:

PBS feature story – Religion & Ethics

NPR Brain Brew

K-Love radio

Court TVs ABC’s of Sex Ed

The following groups presented Carole with Philanthropic Awards:

* Xavier University

* Mount Notre Dame HS

* Milford HS

* Community Foundation of Warren County