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Event Description

This workshop will provide parents of preschool-aged children with perspective and tools on how to talk to their young children about adoption in an age-appropriate manner. Topics to be covered will include: 

  • Common parental concerns in discussing adoption with children
  • Typical development stages of young children, and how they may impact an adopted child’s thinking on his/her adoption
  • Empowering your child to view his/her adoption from a healthy perspective, and providing tools on how to respond to questions from others
  • When (and if) you should explain circumstances of the adoption in ways your child can best understand

Facilitator:   Varda Makovsky, LCSW-C, LICSW, Director of Family and Post-Adoption Services, The Barker Adoption Foundation

Event Type: 
Educational Workshops
Audience Type: 
Adoptive Parent

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Time Zone: 
Barker's Bethesda Office

Event Contact

Varda Makovsky

Registration Information

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Registration is Open?: 
For Parents of adopted children up to the age of six
$30/individual, $45/couple