webinars for adoption professionals

The following webinars were created specifically for adoption professionals.

A review of key findings from a study of over 450 adult adoptees focusing on the complex and inter related impacts of being adopted and raised by parents of a different ethnicity. Practical recommendations for adoptive families on how to promote a healthy sense of self.

In this webinar, for professionals only researchers discuss the impact of poor nutrition on neurodevelopment in internationally adopted children.

Our Next Webinar

Sexual Abuse: Recognize, Respond & Protect

Wednesday October 15, 2014
7:00 PM Central Time
Sexual Abuse: Recognize, Respond & Protect

It's a sad reality that many children adopted internationally or through foster care may have suffered sexual abuse. Mary Jo Barrett, MSW gives parents insight on how to recognize signs of abuse, and how to support and teach your child.

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Adoption in the Schools: A Lot to Learn

This policy brief outlines the reasons educators need to learn more about adoption issues, explains the negative consequences of a lack of knowledge, and proposes steps that teachers, schools, curriculum developers and institutions of higher education can make progress toward placing all children and families on a level playing field in the classroom and beyond.

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