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Apr 26, 2015 - May 2, 2015


Wednesday, April 29, 2015
      This event requires a ticket Talking to Kids About Adoption 5:30 PM

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Talking to Kids About Adoption

Where: Grand Junction

When
April 29, 2015

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Cost: FREE*

Class size is limited, so register early. For additional information or questions about registration, contact Erica Edelberg at 303-755-4756 (toll free 1-800-451-5246) or by email.

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed, we ask that you make arrangements for child care. Participants are welcome to bring a light dinner or snack.

* A $5 materials fee is charged to those who HAVE NOT adopted through the child welfare system.

Trainer Bio: 

Linda Gansler, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, is the founder of Adopt Triad Consultants, Inc., an adoption agency located in Colorado Springs, CO. She has 22 years experience in the adoption field and has worked in many areas of adoption, including domestic, international, foster care and therapy for children and adoptive families. As a professional and an adoptive parent herself, Linda appreciates the opportunity to share her experiences and teach others about issues surrounding adoption.

 

Training Objectives:

This training will address:

  • Techniques for talking with adopted youth about grief, loss, and their adoption story
  • Why talking about adoption is important to the whole family
  • How the child’s understanding of adoption changes over time
  • Personal barriers to discussing adoption.
new cdhs logo coparc The Colorado Post-Adoption Resource Center is funded through the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood, Division of Community & Family Support, in partnership with The Adoption Exchange. The Adoption Exchange


      This event requires an RSVP Children's Profile Adoption Party 6:00 PM

Join us for a Children's Profile Party!



Thursday, April 30, 2015
      This event requires a ticket Preparing for the Unexpexted: Crisis in the Family 5:30 PM

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Preparing for the Unexpected: Crisis in the Family

Where: Grand Junction

When
April 30, 2015

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Cost: FREE*

Class size is limited, so register early. For additional information or questions about registration, contact Erica Edelberg at 303-755-4756 (toll free 1-800-451-5246) or by email.

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed, we ask that you make arrangements for child care. Participants are welcome to bring a light dinner or snack.

* A $5 materials fee is charged to those who HAVE NOT adopted through the child welfare system.

Trainer Bio: 

Deb Felio, M.A., L.P.C., is the founder and director of Attachment Center Of The Rockies, specializing in attachment, trauma, family and couples work. She has 20+ years of experience working in school settings, church counseling, foster care, residential adolescent centers, community mental health and private practice settings. She has served children and adults who have experienced disrupted attachments and placements as well as Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

Training Objectives:

This training will address:

  • Developmental milestones and tasks of youth
  • How unresolved parental issues can impact parents’ response to crisis
  • Definitions of crisis
  • Crisis interventions through connection and direction.
new cdhs logo coparc The Colorado Post-Adoption Resource Center is funded through the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood, Division of Community & Family Support, in partnership with The Adoption Exchange. The Adoption Exchange


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