Adoptive Parents Committee Mini-Conference
The annual APC Mini-Conference, sponsored by the Hudson Valley/Connecticut Chapter, will be held on Saturday, April 6th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the Betty Taubert Girl Scout House, at 37 Wayside Lane, Scarsdale, NY. Click here to register.
Our Mini-Conference committee has been hard at work creating a fascinating and educational schedule of talks given by adoption professionals and experts, perfect for both pre- and post-adopt families.
See below for the final schedule and list of presenters and topics:
6:00 - 6:45 - Registration and Dinner
6:45 - 7:45 - Session 1 (Choice of three workshops)
7:45 - 8:00 - Break
8:00 - 9:00 - Session 2 (Choice of three workshops)
9:00 - 9:30 - Dessert & Networking
Foster Care Adoption - Lisa Goldberg, Esq.
Understanding the Psychology of the Adopted Person, Everyday Tips for Adoptive Parents - Chris Deeg, Ph.D.; Northstar Consulting Associates
Positive Adoption Language - Connie Hack, LCSW
Surviving the Wait - Michael Goldstein, LCSW, Esq. & Joy Goldstein, LCSW; Forever Families Through Adoption
Speaking About and Responding to Comments about Adoption - Carolyn Berger, LCSW
Adoption in the Media - Zach Fried; Adoption Star
As you can see there is something for everyone! It's going to be a wonderful evening of learning. Click here to register.
We can’t wait to see you there!