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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 firstname.lastname@example.org to hear about scholarship opportunities.*