From Surviving to Thriving: Best Practices for Developing Resilience in
Youth, Sept, 19, 2014
Please join us for a day long conference to explore best practices for
developing resilience in youth, sponsored by Project Return, Ackerman Institute
for the Family and A Home Within. Westport, CT. See
for more info.
Diversity Training, September 24, 2014
Training for professionals in agencies that work with adoptive
and foster families. Assisting them to affirmatively welcome and support
all stable, nurturing families, including LGBT-headed families, as well as
families or caregivers with LGBT youth. Vernon, CT. See
brochure for details.
CCA Fall Conference, Open Adoption: Lessons from Research and Practice. Nov
The CT Council on Adoption is pleased to welcome back Deborah H. Siegel,
Ph.D., LICSW, DCSW. for a full day training on open adoption. Please see
brochure for registration
Beyond Consequences Parent Training Series, September, 2014
Based on the parenting model developed by Heather Forbes, LCSW, in her best
selling book, Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control. This five week
course is designed to assist parents of children who have experienced trauma and
loss teach their children self regulation skills and to be more cooperative.
Classes begin in September, 2014.
brochure for registration information.
Participants wanted for Research Study.
Are you interested in birth (non-adopted) and adopted sibling relationships?
A local research study is seeking adult birth (non-adopted)/adopted sibling
pairs in which the adopted person came into the family under 2 years of age.
Participants must be 20-40 years of age now. If interested, please contact
Claire Madden at email@example.com or
Training for Adoption Competency, 2013-2014
Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) is a comprehensive training for
professionals in the social work, mental health, and child welfare fields. The
training will provide you with the clinical knowledge and skills needed to
effectively serve the adoption kinship network. See
brochure for more
information or download online
We invite therapists with
specialized skill and training in adoption to complete our questionnaire.
Qualified therapists will be included in an upcoming online directory.
Training Co-sponsorship Opportunity
Funding is available to help provide training opportunities for adoption professionals and
adoptive families. Learn more >