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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SUNDAY PLAYTIME AT BARKER!

Educational Workshops for Adoptive Parent

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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.

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Parent Workshop: Talking “Racist" and Not Knowing It

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

How do white adoptive parents unwittingly pass on racially problematic messages to their children of color/non-white children? This workshop provides current and prospective adoptive parents with tools for how to avoid problematic patterns of speech that can be harmful to children of color. By the end of the session parents should be able to: 

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Advocating for Your Child's Special Educational Needs

Educational Workshops for Adoptive Parent

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

This session, presented by Richard Weinfeld, a special education expert and advocate, will explore how parents of children with special needs and learning challenges can best advocate for their children to receive the services required for them to reach their full academic potential.

SUNDAY PLAYTIME AT BARKER!

Educational Workshops for Adoptive Parent

Sunday, June 2, 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.

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