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Event Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
Attendee: Adoptive Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: PRIDE After Placement is only open to families who are actively parenting a child through the PWNL program.  Families may begin to attend once they have begun the visitation process with their child/children.  This support group/in-service two hour training session is held monthly.  The first half of this group is an in-service training, and focuses on the review of a specific topic or skill re
Event Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
Attendee: Birth Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This Group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption or is considering making an adoption plan. The purpose of the group is to provide a place where birth parents can talk about their experiences, and share their feelings and thoughts with others who have made the same decision. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.
Event Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 7:30pm
Attendee: Adult Adoptee
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This discussion group is open to adoptees 18 years of age and older. The purpose of the group is to give adoptees an opportunity to discuss their feelings, concerns and questions about being adopted.
Event Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Attendee: Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: Held every other month, this meeting is geared towards families who are working with PWNL, but have not yet been placed or begun visiting with their child/children. The first part of this meeting will allow families the opportunity to hear updates about the program, and to ask questions of PWNL staff about the search process.
Event Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Attendee: Adoptive Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This discussion group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teenagers. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.
Event Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Attendee: Adoptive Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: PRIDE After Placement is only open to families who are actively parenting a child through the PWNL program.  Families may begin to attend once they have begun the visitation process with their child/children.  This support group/in-service two hour training session is held monthly.  The first half of this group is an in-service training, and focuses on the review of a specific topic or skill re
Event Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Attendee: Birth Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This Group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption or is considering making an adoption plan. The purpose of the group is to provide a place where birth parents can talk about their experiences, and share their feelings and thoughts with others who have made the same decision. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.
Event Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Attendee: Adoptive Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This discussion group is targeted to the needs of parents of young adults who are beyond high school age 18+, and will focus on issues related to young adulthood. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.
Event Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Attendee: Adult Adoptee
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This discussion group is open to adoptees 18 years of age and older. The purpose of the group is to give adoptees an opportunity to discuss their feelings, concerns and questions about being adopted.
Event Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Attendee: Adoptive Parent
Event Type: Support/Discussion Groups
Description: This discussion group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teenagers. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.

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