Event Description

Have you ever wished you could ask a seasoned adoption expert about any topics related to parenting adoptive children or teens? This is the perfect chance to do so! Join Ellen Singer, LCSW-C and other adoptive parents on Monday, September 21 from 7-8:30 PM EDT

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Ellen Singer, LCSW-C has been working in the field of adoption and counseling adoptive families for over 30 years, and is also an adoptive parent. She will address your questions related to topics of most concern to parents including (but not limited to):

  • Trauma-informed/attachment-based parenting for challenging behavior
  • Navigating relationships with birth family in open adoption
  • Supporting children's identity development especially in transracial adoption
  • Talking about adoption with your child
  • Helping children respond to questions they get asked about adoption
  • Search and reunion (opening closed adoptions with minors)
  • Unique concerns of single-parent, LGBTQ+ adoptive families   
  • Incorporation of a child’s birth culture into family life

Participants will be asked to submit their questions in advance of the workshop, so that Ms. Singer can structure the workshop based on the questions and interests of registrants.

 
Event Type: 
Educational Workshops
Audience Type: 
Adoptive Parent

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Time Zone: 
Eastern
Location/Venue: 
ONLINE

Event Contact

Varda Makovsky
vmakovsky@barkerfoundation.org
301-664-9664

Registration Information

Registration is required?: 
Yes
Registration is Open?: 
Yes
Fee: 
$35 per person