Professional In-Service Training for ProfessionalWednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Infertility & Adoption: Navigating the Complex Journey This valuable workshop is for anyone working in the field of fertility or adoption and will provide deeper insight into the awareness and empathy that is needed to help people navigate this often difficult and emotional journey. About the Presenter:Register Now!
Support/Discussion Groups for Adult AdopteeThursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
This discussion group is open to adoptees 18 years of age and older. The purpose of the group is to give adoptees an opportunity to discuss their feelings, concerns and questions about being adopted.Register Now!
Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Domestic AdoptionSaturday, November 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Pre-Adoption Group one-day training is required for all prospective adoptive parents in our Domestic Infant and International programs, and is designed to help you think about both the rewards and the challenges of adoption and the life-long adoption issues that are involved.Register Now!
Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive ParentTuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
New Parent Group: A four-session group for newly adoptive families Tuesdays: November 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 10:30AM - 12:00Register Now!
Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive ParentTuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
This group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teens, and to parents who have adopted older children.Register Now!
Special Events for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Special Events for ProfessionalWednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Barker's Domestic Older Child Adoption Team invites you to a special viewing of FOSTER
General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Domestic AdoptionSaturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Agency staff will describe each of our programs. You will also hear from a family, who has completed the process speak about their experiences and answer questions.Register Now!
Educational Workshops for Adoptive ParentSunday, December 8, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Come join other adoptive families with young children for an informal get together at Barker! Families are invited for playtime, networking with other families and refreshments, and Barker’s Post-Adoption staff will be available to address topics adoptive parents wish to discuss and explore. Toys and play equipment will be available geared toward children aged 3 and under.Register Now!
Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive ParentTuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
This discussion group is targeted to the needs of parents of young adults who are beyond high school age 18+, and will focus on issues related to young adulthood. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.Register Now!
Support/Discussion Groups for Birth ParentThursday, December 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
This Group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption or is considering making an adoption plan. The purpose of the group is to provide a place where birth parents can talk about their experiences, and share their feelings and thoughts with others who have made the same decision. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.Register Now!