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Event Description

This group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teens, and to parents who have adopted older children. Topics covered include fostering independence, adjusting to evolving family relationships and roles, managing expectations, coping with behavioral issues, managing issues at school and academic challenges, encouraging positive choices, maintaining boundaries, substance use, understanding emerging adoptive identity, and navigating relationships with birth families.


Event Type: 
Support/Discussion Groups
Audience Type: 
Adoptive Parent

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
The Barker Adoption Foundation's Bethesda Office
Postal Code: 

Event Contact

Varda Makovsky

Registration Information

Registration is required?: 
Registration is Open?: 
For more information about this group or to RSVP, please contact Varda Makovsky.