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Schedule of Training Sessions and Events

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November 2017 – Happy Adoption Month!

Connecticut Council on Adoption Presents:  Annual Conference:  Adoption Today.  Navigating Complexities in Family Relationships and Broader Society.  Presenter:  Harold D. Grotevant, PhD.  This training addresses the adoption of children across racial, ethnic and cultural lines in the context of family and community; as well as how adoptive family members navigate contact between members of the child’s adoptive and birth families within the contexts of domestic, foster care, and international adoptions from placement into young adulthood.  Friday, November 9, 2017.   Fantasia, North Haven.    Register here – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adoption-today-navigating-complexities-in-family-relationships-society-tickets-37946638417

UCONN Adoption Assistance Program Presents:  Probate Court.   Presenter; Amy Benjamin, CT Probate Courts.  Monday, November 6, 2017; 9:30am-12:30pm. Klingberg Family Centers (Main Building), 370 Linwood Street, New Britain, CT.  Contact Karen Annis, kannis@uchc.edu to register.

Access CT and ‘R Kids Family Center present:  Birth Parent Forum.  A panel discussion of birth/first parents followed by Q&A and group discussion.  Moderated by Lorna Little.  Sunday, November 12, 2017; 2pm-5pm.  Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven.  Light refreshments provided.  Tickets $20. Purchase online at www.lyrichallnewhaven.com.

Access CT and ‘R Kids Family Center present:  Adoptee Forum. A panel discussion of adoptees followed by Q&A and group discussion.  Moderated by Lorna Little.  Thursday, November 16, 2017; 6pm-9pm.  Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue, New Haven.  Light refreshments provided.  Tickets $20 in advance ($25 at door).  $36 for both the 11/12 and 11/16 events.  Purchase online at www.lyrichallnewhaven.com.

December 2017

Touched by Adoption Presents:  Adoptees and the College Admission Process.  December 10, 2017; 1pm-3pm.  The Vestry Room, Christ and Holy Trinity Church, 55 Myrtle Avenue, Westport.

 

 January 2018

UCONN Adoption Assistance Program Presents:  Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking of Males.  Presenter:  Sabrina Walker, Wheeler Clinic.  January 18, 2018;  9:30am-12:30pm.  Klingberg Family Centers (Main Building), 370 Linwood Street, New Britain, CT.  Contact Karen Annis, kannis@uchc.edu to register.

 

SAVE THE DATE!!