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Schedule of Training Sessions and Events


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May 2017

22nd Annual Foster Care Conference. CT Alliance of Foster and Adoptive Families:  Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 2017.  Trumbull Marriot, 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull.  Contact Vanessa Williamson for more information:  860-258-3400. https://cafafct.org/event/22nd-annual-foster-care-conference/?instance_id=15

Touched by Adoption Annual Education Forum : An Afternoon with Nancy Verrier, MA, Author of The Primal Wound and Coming Home to Self, and Thomas Ahern, MA, a powerful voice for adoptees.  Sunday, May 7, 2017.  Email tbadoption@optonline.net for more information.

Adoption Community Network Meeting:  Monday, May 15, 2017.  9:30am at UConn Health Center, 195 Farmington Ave, Farmington.  Email jobenoit@uchc.edu  for more information.

UCONN Adoption Assistance Program Presents:  Clinical Training Series – Family Therapy with Transgender Youth.   Presenter: Irwin Krieger, LCSW.  Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  10:30am-1:30pm.  Solnit Children’s Center, 950 River Road, Middletown, CT. Contact Karen Annis at kannis@uchc.edu for more information.

FAVOR Presents:  Passion and Purpose; Transforming Children’s Mental Health.  Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  6pm-9pm at the Pond House Café, Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford.  Honoring Tim Marshall, Department of Children and Families.  Guest Speaker Mike Veny.  Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.  Code 33023974597.


June 2017

CT Council on Adoption Presents:  Annual Luncheon and Meeting.  Friday, June 9, 2017.  10:30am-12pm: Morning Training “An Overview of Cultural Competence” offered by Training and Learning for Clinicians in CT.  12:30pm-3:30pm Annual Luncheon and Meeting for CCA members.  Dakota Restaurant, Rocky Hill.  For more information, visit www.ctadopt.org.

CT DCF’s Citizen’s Review Panel Presents:  Stay Afloat When They Rock Your Boat:  Remain Strong, Steady and Calm Along your Trauma Caregiver Journey.   Friday, June 16, 2017. 9am-3pm.  Courtyard Marriott Cromwell, 4 Sethebe Drive.  Complimentary admission for first 100 family members.  Register at Bit.ly/ROCKYOURBOAT.  For additional information, please contact Alana Jones at ajones@waterfordcs.org.


July 2017


Adoption Community Network Presents:  Annual Conference.  Friday, November 9, 2017.   Fantasia, North Haven.