ONLINE - PRIDE Training: June/July/August 2020: Session 2 of 4

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

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 10:00am

June 27, July 11 & 25, and August 1, 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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ONLINE - Adoption Information Meeting 7-13

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 13, 2020 - 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 Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, July 14, 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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ONLINE - Pre-Adoption Group Training

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

Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 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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Managing Coronavirus Stress for Helping Professionals

Professional In-Service Training for Professional

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 9:30am to 12:45pm

Please join our virtual training session with presenter, Paulette Baldwin, LCSW-C, CEAP on July 20th at 9:30 AM. In this session, Paulette will help participants explore the impact of coronavirus stressors on their work/personal lives and identify strategies to strengthen coping skills and improve resilience. 3 CAT 1 CEU's will be provided.

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Barker Virtual Teen “SPEAK OUT” Groups For High Schoolers

Support/Discussion Groups for Child or Teen Adoptee

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

Sign your teen up for Barker's Virtual Teen "SPEAK OUT" Groups This Summer!

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101 Training for Caseworkers: The How To’s of Interstate Private Adoption From Foster Care

Professional In-Service Training for Professional

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

DID YOU KNOW THAT FOSTER CARE CHILDREN MAY BE ADOPTED BY FAMILIES OUT OF STATE?

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Adult Adoptee Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, July 23, 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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ONLINE - PRIDE Training: June/July/August 2020: Session 3 of 4

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

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 10:00am

June 27, July 11 & 25, and August 1, 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.

Register Now!

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