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Schedule of Training Sessions and Events


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July  2017

UCONN Adoption Assistance Program Presents:  Clinical Training Series – Special Education in Connecticut.   Presenter: SPED CT.  Thursday, July 20, 2017.  9:30am-12:30pm.  SPED CT, 75 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford. Contact Karen Annis at kannis@uchc.edu for more information.

August 2017

Adoptions From The Heart Presents: Preparing for a Transracial Adoption.   August 22, 2017.  Welles Turner Library, Main Street, Glastonbury.  This class is designed for prospective parents considering the adoption of a child of color/outside of their own race.  It is required for families working with Adoptions From The Heart and open to anyone in process with any other agency.  It will address issues of white privilege, talking to children about race, handling prejudice and discrimination, color blind vs. color-conscious, advice from transracial adoptees, and many other topics that will help parents prepare and feel more confident in their ability to raise a child of a different race.  Cost:  $300.00. Contact Susan Myers, 860-657-2626 to register or for more information.

September 2017

UCONN Adoption Assistance Program Presents:  Clinical Training Series – Sensory Processing.   Presenter: Advanced Therapy Solutions, Marie Mancini and Melissa Broxton.  Monday, September 11, 2017.  9:30am-12:30pm.  Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood St. New Britain, CT. Contact Karen Annis at kannis@uchc.edu for more information


Adoption Community Network Presents:  Annual Conference:  Adoption Today.  Navigating Complexities in Family Relationships and Broader Society.  Presenter:  Harold D. Grotevant, PhD. Friday, November 9, 2017.   Fantasia, North Haven.