PRE-ADOPTION WORKSHOP: A Comprehensive Approach to Adoption Advertising:  Guest Speaker: Joseph Driscoll- Co-Founder of First Steps Advertising & Adoptive Parent

With all of the advertising choices facing potential adoptive parents, where do you go?  Learn to balance traditional media outlets, with today's digital marketplace to reach the broadest audience, while maximizing the impact of your advertising dollars.

POST-ADOPTION WORKSHOP:  Search and Reunion:  Guest Speakers: Kristi Hoenigman, LMSW- Spence-Chapin, Jessi Wachtel- Young Adult Adoptee and Linda Wachtel, LCSW Adoptive Parent

Adoption is a lifelong journey, often including search and reunion. We will discuss this significant and life changing experience and its impact on all members of the adoption triad. Presented by an adoption professional, adoptive parent and young adult adoptee. Successful search and reunion experience through social media will be shared. Professional and personal insight offered.

 THE WAIT:  Moderator: APC Board member

Come share your challenges and triumphs during your adoption journey in this interactive open topic roundtable discussion group. Get support from others while you wait. 


 The Church of St. Jude, 3606 Lufburry Avenue, Wantagh, NY


            6:30 PM – New Member Orientation, Pre and Post Support Groups / Networking

7:30 PM – General Meeting: Chapter Business, Welcome New Children, Raffle

8:00 PM – Workshops (Details above)