SCHEDULE

6:00pm - 6:45pm:  Registration and Light Dinner

6:45pm - 7:45pm: Session 1 (choice of 4 workshops)

8:00pm - 9:00pm: Session 2 (choice of 3 workshops)

9:00pm - 9:30pm: Networking and Dessert

 

WORKSHOPS AND SPEAKERS

Session 1

Open AdoptionRebecca Mendel, JD

Adopting While Already ParentingCarolyn Berger, LCSW 

Adoption CostsMichele Fried - Adoption STAR

Post Adoptive Support Amy Drayer - Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition

 

Session 2

Speaking to Extended Family and Others on AdoptionAnne Malave, Ph.D.

How to be Selected by Birth ParentsNina Rumbold JD, & Denise Seidelman, JD

Understanding Adoption at Different Ages & StagesAngela Rudden - Spence Chapin