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Adoptive Parent Workshop: Talking to Your Elementary School-Aged Child About Adoption

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop will provide parents of adopted school-aged children with perspectives and tools on how to talk to their children about adoption in an age-appropriate manner.

 Topics to be covered include:

  • Common parental concerns in discussing adoption with children
  • Typical developmental stages of school-aged children, and how they may impact an adopted child’s thinking on his/her adoption
  • Empowering your child to view his/her adoption from a healthy perspective and providing tools on how to respond to questions from others
  • When (and if) to explain circumstances of the adoption in ways your child can best understand.  

Facilitated by Eliza Niemann,  LCSW-C, Adoption Social Worker and adoptive parent

Co-sponsored by Barker Adoption Foundation

*If cost is prohibitive, please contact Martha Dantzic at to hear about scholarship opportunities.*


Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35 per person / $60 per couple
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