Event Description

This workshop will provide parents of adopted elementary school-aged children with perspective and tools on how to talk to their 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 school-aged 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) to explain circumstances of the adoption in ways your child can best understand

                     

Facilitator: Eliza Niemann, LCSW-C , Adoption Social Worker, The Barker Adoption Foundation, and adoptive parent

Event Type: 
Educational Workshops
Audience Type: 
Adoptive Parent

Date and Location

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Time Zone: 
Eastern
Location/Venue: 
The Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Address 1: 
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC

Event Contact

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

Registration Information

Registration is required?: 
Yes
Registration is Open?: 
Yes
Fee: 
$35/person, $60/couple