Adult Adoptee Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, February 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.

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Pre-Adoption Group Training February 2019

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

Saturday, February 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.

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General Adoption Information Meeting March 2, 2019

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 2, 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.

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New Parent Group 1 of 4

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

New Parent Group: A four-session group for newly adoptive families Tuesdays:  March 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 10:30AM - 12:00

Parents of Adopted Teens and Parents who have Adopted Older Children

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 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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March 2019 Kids' Groups for 1st - 2nd Graders Part I

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:45am

Barker’s Kids’ Groups are a great opportunity for children who were adopted to share their experiences about adoption in a nurturing and safe environment.  Barker’s facilitators use games and art projects to engage the children to explore their thoughts about adoption and express themselves.  The groups also assist in educating children on how to answer questions about adoption, empowering them

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March 2019 Kids' Groups for 3rd - 5th Graders Part I

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Barker’s Kids’ Groups are a great opportunity for children who were adopted to share their experiences about adoption in a nurturing and safe environment.  Barker’s facilitators use games and art projects to engage the children to explore their thoughts about adoption and express themselves.  The groups also assist in educating children on how to answer questions about adoption, empowering them

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New Parent Group 2 of 4

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

New Parent Group: A four-session group for newly adoptive families Tuesdays:  March 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 10:30AM - 12:00

Parents of Adopted Young Adults Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, March 12, 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.

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Telling the Adoption Story in the Early Years

Educational Workshops for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Educational Workshops for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Educational Workshops for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Educational Workshops for Adoptive Parent

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

This session will provide parents of preschool-aged children with perspective and tools on how to talk to their young children (up to age six) about adoption in an age-appropriate manner.

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