NYC CHAPTER Meeting Saturday October 18 2014

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT MONTHLY MEETING!
SATURDAY OCTOBER 18, 2014
St Francis College
180 Remsen Street   (Between Court St and Clinton St)
Brooklyn New York
 Doors open at 7 pm
 Networking and Waiting Workshops
 Special Update on the November 23rd Annual Conference

 JOIN DR ANNE MALAVE FOR A PARENTING ROUNDTABLE. Come with your questions and concerns.

8pm
Featured Speakers

Deborah Steincolor, Esq, LCSW
For more information, please call 212 304 8479. 
 
HOW TO CONNECT WITH EXPECTANT MOTHERS AND CREATE ADOPTION PLANS
Prospective Adoptive Parents are informed about internet, social media, and people networking techniques to increase opportunities of becoming parents through independent and identified agency adoptions under the guidance of a skilled attorney. Communications for  adoption plans and post-placement contact will also be discussed. Roles of prospective adoptive parents and attorneys, costs, screening, will also be addressed. 
Stella Gilgur-Cook, LCSW
Director, Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin
POST ADOPTION SERVICES THAT GROW UP WITH YOUR FAMILY
When should you start post adoption services?  Before adoption!  This workshop will discuss the post adoption services available for the entire adoptive family, throughout the lifetime of the family.  We will review the types of post adoption services and levels of care available, depending on the child and family's needs, age at placement, and pre-placement experiences.  From play groups to support groups, there is always a way to stay connected to the adoption community.   This interactive workshop will support all families, at any stage of adoption, to make a long term plan for their family's post adoption needs and identify services that can grow up with your family
   
 Refreshments will be served and all are welcome!   
For more information call 212 304 8479