Event Description

This session will provide parents of preschool-aged children with perspective and tools on how to talk to their young children (up to age six) about adoption in an age-appropriate manner. Topics to be covered will include: typical child development stages and how these may impact an adopted child’s thinking about their adoption, empowering a child to view his/her adoption from a healthy perspective, providing tools on responding to questions from others, and common parental concerns in discussing adoption with young children. 

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




Event Type: 
Educational Workshops
Audience Type: 
Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster CareProspective Parent International AdoptionProspective Parent Domestic AdoptionAdoptive Parent

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Time Zone: 
Barker's Bethesda Office

Event Contact

Varda Makovsky

Registration Information

Registration is required?: 
Registration is Open?: 
$35/individual, $60/couple