PRIDE Training: January/February 2020: Session 3 of 4

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

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 10:00am

January 25 & February 1, 22, 29, 2020 (Attendance required at all four sessions) PRIDE Training specific to the adoption of older children from the foster care system. The curriculum covers trauma, grief & loss, attachment & bonding, development, communication, behavioral and emotional challenges, transracial and transcultural adoption, financial assistance, as well as the legal process.

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Considerations in Transracial Adoption

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Making the decision to parent a child of a different race than you is one that comes with many responsibilities.  During this workshop, parents will be provided with the necessary tools to begin thinking about the obligations they have, as parents, to their transracially adopted children.

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PRIDE Training: January/February 2020: Session 4 of 4

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

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00am

January 25 & February 1, 22, 29, 2020 (Attendance required at all four sessions) PRIDE Training specific to the adoption of older children from the foster care system. The curriculum covers trauma, grief & loss, attachment & bonding, development, communication, behavioral and emotional challenges, transracial and transcultural adoption, financial assistance, as well as the legal process.

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Parents of Adopted Teens and Parents who have Adopted Older Children

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 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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Adoption Information Meeting 3-7

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

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 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.

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Parents of Adopted Young Adults Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 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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Birth Parent Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Birth Parent

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 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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Teen Connections at Barker's 26th Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference: What's Adoption Got to Do with It?

Special Events for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Special Events for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Special Events for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Special Events for Adoptive Parent, Special Events for Birth Parent, Special Events for Adult Adoptee, Special Events for Child or Teen Adoptee, Special Events for Professional

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:30pm

Teen Connections Program: What to know before you go! “ME”

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26th Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference: What's Adoption Got to Do with It?

Special Events for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Special Events for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Special Events for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Special Events for Adoptive Parent, Special Events for Birth Parent, Special Events for Adult Adoptee, Special Events for Child or Teen Adoptee, Special Events for Professional

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:30pm Register Now!

Adult Adoptee Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 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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