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Let's Talk Adoption Conference

Guest Author - Brandii Lacey

The month of November is a popular time for adoption conferences, as it coincides with National Adoption month. If you are in the New Jersey area and thinking about adoption, consider attending the “Let’s Talk Adoption Conference” on November 7, 2009.

Concerned Persons for Adoption is hosting their 28th Annual adoption conference will at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. The keynote speaker is Alison Larkin, adoptee and author of the bestselling novel, “The English American”.

The day will be divided up into four sessions. Each session has a variety of workshops to choose from.

Session One Topics include:
  • Nature vs. Nurture: A discussion with The English American

  • The Hague Treaty and International Adoption – One Year After Implementation

  • At Last…..Beginning The Adoption Journey

  • Developmental Evaluations: When and How to Access Early Intervention/Special Education Services

  • Post Adoption Parental Blues

  • Parenting Your Older Adopted Child

  • Are you too afraid or embarrassed to tell anyone what is going on in your family?"

  • Birthmothers and Adult Adoptees in Reunion

  • Story Hour… Your Attitudes and Beliefs and How They Will Influence Your
    Child’s Adoption Tale
Session Two Topics include:
  • On The Road To Becoming A Family

  • Memoirs of A Baby Airlift Adoptee: What have we learned about multiracial

  • Of Course and However: Adopting the Older Child

  • Parenting Skills Partnership Program

  • Embryo Placement Programs

  • The Impact of Early Adverse Experience on Development

  • Men's Discussion Group

  • Open Adoption From a Birthmother's Point of View

  • Adoption and Foster Care in the School
Session 3 workshops include:
  • Options in International Adoption

  • Straight Talk With Kids

  • The ‘Eccentric’ Child: Sensory Processing Disorders

  • Can I Afford to Parent? Tips and Tools for Making Adoption Affordable

  • The Significance of the Adoptive and Birth Father on the Attachment and
    Identity Development of Adoptees

  • Conversations We Might Have Had: Adult Adoptees' Reflections Session 1:
    Conversations you wish you had with your adoptive parents

  • Transitioning Children in Care, With Care: Getting from Grief to the Gift

  • Creating an Adoption Lifebook

  • Being Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents
Session four workshops include:
  • Stop waiting, start expecting

  • Understanding Kid's Behavior

  • A Search for Birth Family: Medical Crisis Results in Unexpected Discoveries

  • Healing in Motion: Trauma Treatment for Adopted Children, Parents & Caregivers

  • Is That Your Mom

  • Conversations We Might Have Had: Adult Adoptees' Reflections Session 2: Conversations you wish you had with your birth parents

  • Being a Single Adoptive Parent

  • Deficit of Attention in Adopted and Foster Children: Not All ADD/ADHD is Bouncing off the Walls

  • Why opening adoption records in New Jersey is an Adoptive Parent Issue

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