Join Barker’s webinar event on a very popular Post Adoption topic:
"How to Talk About Adoption in the Elementary School Years” on Tuesday, April 27, from 7- 8:30 pm.
Who should tell? What do you tell? How do you tell?
Get equipped with the right tools and tips to talk with your young child about adoption!
This webinar provides parents of elementary school-aged children with practical tools and guidance on how to talk about adoption in a way that supports a child's development of adoptive identity.
Topics to be covered will include • Common parental concerns in discussing adoption with school-aged children • The typical development stages of school-aged children, and they may impact an adopted child’s thinking on his/her adoption • Empowering your child to view his/her adoption from a healthy perspective, and providing tools on how to respond to questions from others • When (and if) to explain circumstances of the adoption in ways your child can best understand • Addressing topics including race, open-adoption or connections with birth family, culture of birth country.