Summer P.R.I.D.E. TRAINING Session 1 out of 4

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

June 26, July 17, July 24, and August 7, 2021 Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Parents of Adopted Teens and Older Children Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

This group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teens, and to parents who have adopted older children.

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Birth Parent Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Birth Parent

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 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.

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July Virtual Pre-Adoption Group Training

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 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.

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ONLINE - Adoption Information Meeting

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 Adoption

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

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.

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Parents of Adopted Young Adults Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 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.

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Adult Adoptee Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 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.

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Summer P.R.I.D.E. TRAINING Session 2 out of 4

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care

Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

June 26, July 17, July 24, and August 7, 2021 Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Training: Ethical Issues For Adoptees In Closed Adoptions

Professional In-Service Training for Professional

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:30am to 12:45pm

Ethical Issues For Adoptees In Closed Adoptions: When The Right For Information Is Denied Tuesday, July 20 from 9:30 AM  – 12:45 PM ET

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July International Adoption Information Meeting

General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 8:00pm Register Now!

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