Adult Adoptee Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 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.

Contact Varda Makovsky for more information and to join this group.

PRIDE Training October/November 2018 Session 2 of 4

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

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am

October 13 & 20 and November 3 & 10. -- Attendance required at all 4 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.

October/November 2018 PRIDE Training

Fall 2018 Kids' Groups for 1st - 2nd Graders Part I

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 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

Register HERE for both sessions: October 20 & 27

Fall 2018 Kids' Groups for 3rd - 5th Graders Part I

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 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

Register HERE for both sessions: October 20 & 27

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

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 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: 

REGISTER HERE!

Pre-Adoption Group Training 10-27-18

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

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 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.

REGISTER HERE!

Fall 2018 Kids' Groups for 1st - 2nd Graders Part II

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 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

Register HERE for both sessions: October 20 & 27

Fall 2018 Kids' Groups for 3rd - 5th Graders Part II

Educational Workshops for Child or Teen Adoptee

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 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

Register HERE for both sessions: October 20 & 27

International Adoption Training 10-28-18

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent International Adoption

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

This session is the 2nd part of the Pre-Adoption Training for all families adopting internationally. The training focuses on specific issues such as attachment, loss and grief, discipline, specialized resources, and other important topics – all from the perspective of what an internationally adopted child experiences and needs.

REGISTER HERE!

Parenting a Child with HIV….What’s Important to Know…

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, Educational Workshops for Professional

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:15pm

A workshop for adoption professionals and families considering adopting a child living with HIV.

REGISTER HERE!

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