Event Description

Barker's 25th Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference: Let's Talk About Adoption

Conference Topics Include: 

  • Exploring Openness Through the Lens of the Birth Parent
  • Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Transracial Parenting
  • Talking with Children About Adoption: An Ongoing Process
  • Navigating the Complexity of Birth Family Relationships
  • Genetic Testing and Adoption Search
  • It’s Not “Just” Parenting: Special Obligations in Transracial Parenting
  • Loving You… Just the Way You Are
  • Insights into Blended Families: A Dialogue with Siblings by Birth and Adoption
  • Pressing Beyond Your Breaking Point
  • Maintaining Cultural Connections and Building a Strong Identity

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Event Type: 
Special Events
Audience Type: 
Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster CareProspective Parent International AdoptionProspective Parent Domestic AdoptionAdoptive ParentBirth ParentAdult AdopteeChild or Teen AdopteeProfessional

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:15am to 4:30pm
Time Zone: 
Eastern
Location/Venue: 
The Universities at Shady Grove
Address 1: 
9630 Gudelsky Drive
City: 
Rockville
State: 
MD
Postal Code: 
20850

Event Contact

Kathleen Porter
kporter@barkerfoundation.org
301-664-9664

Registration Information

Registration is required?: 
Yes
Registration is Open?: 
Yes