A book club is a great way to have some fun, gain some insight and find and give support to parents in similar situations.
The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family--and addressing their special needs--requires care, consideration, and compassion.
Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you:
- Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted child
- Effectively deal with any learning or behavioral disorders
- Discipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened
Thursday, November 20, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The Chapel, 25270 Illinois Route 60, Grayslake, IL 60030
Registration is limited. Click HERE to register. $20.00
Please read the book prior to our discussion. Those that have not read the book are still welcome to join the discussion as well.
Cradle Adoption Therapist Liesl Einerson, LCSW will lead a great session discussing The Connected Child and the role adoption plays in parenting. Liesl is trained in Dr. Karyn Purvis' Trust-Based Relational Intervention Therapy which teaches parents how to connect with their child to build trusting relationships. The therapy helps to allieviate fears children may have surrounding having trusting relationships with adults. These fears often exist in children from hard beginnings, like adoption or foster care. TBRI therapy also helps parents teach children to make good choices and empowers parents to shape children's behaviors.
Before joining the Cradle, Liesl worked with foster care & adoptions, teen mothers, and post adoption therapy. Liesl is passionate about helping women & children and enjoys learning about new people and cultures. Liesl received her Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Liesl works with adoptive families through The Cradle's Center for Lifelong Adoption Support and meets with expectant parents in the Chicagoland area.