Monday, June 22, 2009

Adoption Webinars

Registration starts TODAY for Joint Council's new webinars for prospective adoptive families, adoptive families, adoptees and adoption professionals! Joint Council has gathered some of the most renowned adoption experts who will present various adoption related topics in a webinar education series.

Webinars will occur on the first Tuesday and the first Thursday of each month at 7 PM EST and participants will gain access through submitting a nominal fee of $10 per webinar.
Joint Council is excited and privileged to offer this unique opportunity to hear directly from adoption experts and to pose questions to these experienced professionals.
Adoptive Parent Webinars registration begins today and will continue throughout 2009. To register now, click here!

2009 Adoptive Family Webinars Schedule:

Thursday, July 2nd: Eastern European Orphanages with Dr. Todd Ochs

Tuesday, July 7th: Developing Cultural Competence in Adopted Children with
Patricia Irwin Johnston, MS

Tuesday, August 4th: TBA

Thursday, August 6th: Journey to Me with Heather Forbes, LCSW

Tuesday, September 1st: Medical Special Needs Children with Dr. Todd Ochs
Thursday, September 3rd: Understanding and Managing Loss in Adoption with
Dr. David Brodzinsky

Thursday, October 1st: Fostering Attachment with Lynn Wetterberg

Tuesday, October 6th: When International Adoptions Mean Parenting Across Racial Lines with Beth Hall

Tuesday, November 3rd: Parenting Adopted Adolescents with Dr. Greg Keck

Thursday, November 5th: Brothers and Sisters in Adoption with Arleta James, M.S., P.C.C

Tuesday, December 1st: Importance of Life Books and Talking with Adopted Children About Adoption with Carrie Kitze

Thursday, December 3rd: TBA
Joint Council on International Children's Services:
117 South St Asaph St ● Alexandria, VA 22314 USA ●Tel: +1 703-535-8045 ● ●

1 comment:

Chinamama4 said...

These sound excellent! I wonder if they would fulfill DCFS parent education requirements - do you know?