Thursday, December 20, 2012

"Thriving As A Multiracial Family" Workshop

Thriving As A Multiracial Family

Pre Adoption Parent WorkshopTuesday, January 29, 2013, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, February 16, 2013, 9:00am - 12 Noon

Dinner included on Tuesday evenings; Continental breakfast included Saturday
Attendance at all three (3) sessions is required.

Who Should Attend:
International and Domestic Adoption Families waiting to adopt a child of a different race; other families wishing to enhance their parenting

Gain the tools, resources, and strategies needed to parent transracially. This training is essential as you explore the option of parenting a child of a race or ethnic background different than your family. Topics include:
  • How to help develop and support your child’s healthy identity and self-esteem
  • The complexities of transracial parenting, and how to prepare yourself, your family, and your children for the challenges ahead
  • Open group discussions and exercises, community and self assessments, plus panel discussions with adoptees and adoptive parents
Workshop fee (Nonrefundable, and includes three sessions):
$150 per person, or $300 per couple
Note: These sessions are for adults only. The material presented in this training will greatly impact the nature of your parenting and family. Therefore, in two-parent families, it is imperative that both parents attend all three sessions. Please think of this training as a loving investment in your child’s healthy identity and self-esteem.
Please register on-line no later than January 18, 2013.
Eventbrite - Thriving as A Multiracial Family
For more information about this series contact Pam Shepard, LCSW, at (630) 754-4522

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