New York City Chapter Calendar

New York City Chapter

This is the place to check-in for meeting times, locations and other events in New York City.  Feel free to subscribe to this RSS feed by clicking the button to the left. For further information regarding the Adoptive Parents Committee, Inc. New York City Chapter and membership, please call 212-304-8479

 

Tuesday
Jan192016

Jan 23rd 2016 NYC Meeting--Watching the Weather

We're watching the weather for this weekend.

Please check back here or watch your email for updates

Our next meeting will be Feb 27 2016

Stay warm!

 

Friday
Jan082016

New York City Chapter Meeting Jan 23 2016

Happy New Year Everyone!

Hope this year brings good health, happiness, peace and contentment to all.

Please join us at our monthly meeting

Saturday January 23, 2016

St Francis College 

180 Remsen Street Brooklyn NY (between Court and Clinton Streets)

Doors open 7 pm for 

Orientation for new members

Share your journey- for those waiting

7:15   Parenting Roundtable with Dr Anne Malave- bring your questions and concerns. 

8:15pm Featured Speaker Dr Anne Malave, PhD., a Clinical Psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC. She specializes all forms of family building, including adoption. Among her many other roles, Dr Malave has been a speaker and workshop leader with APC for many years, leads our 'Parenting Roundtable' at our monthly meetings and is the author of the Dear Anne column in the APC Adoptalk Newsletter. 

 

ADAPTING TO ADOPTION

 

Adoption is a process of adaptation that usually feels overwhelming.  This workshop will provide a roadmap for the journey to adoption with helpful landmarks along the way that will simplify the process.  
 
Topics covered will address common questions such as:
 
·      Will I love an adopted child?
·      Will an adopted child love me?
·      Will my family accept an adopted child?
·      What can I/we do to strengthen our future adoptive family?
·      Will it be “all right”?

 

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome

For further information, please call 212 304 8479

 

Please check back for updates on future meeting dates. 

 

Tuesday
Dec012015

NYC CHAPTER MEETING SATURDAY DECEMBER 12 2015

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Please join us at our next meeting

Place: St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn NY (between Clinton St and Court St)

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Time: Doors open 7pm

715 pm join Dr Anne Malave for a parenting roundtable. Bring your questions and concerns.

Orientation for new members and waiting workhsop and networking for those in the process. Come and meet new friends!

8 pm - Join us for our post conference workshop...

"So, You've Been to the Conference....Now What?" Need help with your plan? Still trying to figure things out? Questions? Come and join us..ask questions, share your thoughts...

Holiday refreshments and crafts for the kids. 

All are welcome 

Please call 212 304 8479 for more information. 

Next meeting will be January 23rd. Featured Speaker. Dr Anne Malave

 

 

Monday
Oct052015

APC NYC Chapter Meeting 11/7/15 and Volunteers Needed

It's that time again!

Our next meeting will be Saturday November 7, 2015, at 7pm

St Francis College 180 Remsen St Brooklyn NY

TOPIC: A Guide to the 35th Annual Conference

A sneak peek at the program..come and learn about what workshops are best for you so you can make the most out of your day. 

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!!
 

The conference is just around the corner and we are in need of ready, willing and able people to help us out
The hours needed the most are from 6am -12 noon and from 3:30-5:30
If you can help out for 4 hours, you'll get free admission to the conference all day and a box lunch
Come and join us. 
For more information, please contact Barbara Pitkowsky at babsmomapc@aol.com    212 304 8479
Thanks and hope to see you there!

 

 

Wednesday
Sep162015

New York City Chapter Meeting September 26 2015 

Welcome Back! 

Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable summer. Please join us at our first meeting of the year. 

Saturday September 26, 2015

St Francis College 

180 Remsen Street (Between Clinton and Court)

Brooklyn

 

7pm Orientation for New Families

 Waiting workshop for families in the process

Parenting Roundtable with Dr. Anne Malave

  815pm: Featured Topics:

Domestic Adoption 101 - He Said, She Said.

Joy Goldstein, LCSW, ACSW is a licensed clinical social worker and the director of Forever Families Through Adoption, an adoption agency.

 Michael S. Goldstein, Esq, Adoption Attorney,

Joy and Michael will discuss the process of domestic adoption, and compare two pathways; working with an adoption agency vs. working privately with an adoption attorney.  Plenty of time for questions!

 

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome

Please call with any questions 212 304 8479 

PLEASE NOTE: THE OCTOBER 17TH MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED.  

Next meeting

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2015

7PM

 

A GUIDE TO THE 35TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Join us for our preconference meeting. 

Get an inside look at the program and plan out your day to make the most of it!