October Virtual Pre-Adoption Group Training

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Pre-Adoption Group one-day training is required for all prospective adoptive parents in our Domestic Infant and International programs, and is designed to help you think about both the rewards and the challenges of adoption and the life-long adoption issues that are involved.

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Adult Adoptee Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30pm

This discussion group is open to adoptees 18 years of age and older. The purpose of the group is to give adoptees an opportunity to discuss their feelings, concerns and questions about being adopted.

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Fall P.R.I.D.E. TRAINING Session 3 out of 4

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

September 25, October 2, October 23, and November 6, 2021 Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Virtual Meet & Greet: Denise Defoe, Adoptee & Author

Special Events for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Special Events for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Special Events for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Special Events for Adoptive Parent, Special Events for Adult Adoptee

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Register Now!

ONLINE - Adoption Information Meeting 11/1

General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption, General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Agency staff will describe each of our programs. You will also hear from a family, who has completed the process speak about their experiences and answer questions.

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Fall P.R.I.D.E. TRAINING Session 4 out of 4

Prospective Adoptive Parent Training for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

September 25, October 2, October 23, and November 6, 2021 Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Parents of Adopted Young Adults Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

This discussion group is targeted to the needs of parents of young adults who are beyond high school age 18+, and will focus on issues related to young adulthood. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.

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Birth Parent Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Birth Parent

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 7:00pm

This Group is open to anyone who has placed a child for adoption or is considering making an adoption plan. The purpose of the group is to provide a place where birth parents can talk about their experiences, and share their feelings and thoughts with others who have made the same decision. The group is facilitated by a Barker staff social worker.

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2021 Virtual Annual Adoption & Foster Care Conference

Special Events for Prospective Parent Project Wait No Longer-Older Child Adoption from Foster Care, Special Events for Prospective Parent International Adoption, Special Events for Prospective Parent Domestic Adoption, Special Events for Adoptive Parent, Special Events for Birth Parent, Special Events for Adult Adoptee, Special Events for Child or Teen Adoptee, Special Events for Professional

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

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2021 Annual Teen Connections

Special Events for Child or Teen Adoptee

Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

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