Virtual Adoption Open House

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

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

START YOUR ADOPTION JOURNEY TODAY BY ATTENDING BARKER'S VIRTUAL ADOPTION OPEN HOUSE on SATURDAY, MAY 15 from 11 AM to 2 PM ET!

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May International Adoption Information Meeting

General Adoption Information Meeting for Prospective Parent International Adoption

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 8:00pm Register Now!

Adult Adoptee Monthly Discussion Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adult Adoptee

Thursday, May 20, 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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May Virtual Pre-Adoption Group Training

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

Saturday, May 22, 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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2021 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:00pm

Dear Barker Community, Please mark your calendars and plan to join us on Wednesday, May 26th at 7 PM EDT for The Barker Adoption Foundation's Virtual Annual Meeting. This annual tradition is not to be missed.

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Training: The Health at Every Size (HAES) Approach and Its Practical Application to Client Work (Part 2)

Professional In-Service Training for Professional

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:45am

The Health at Every Size (HAES) Approach and Its Practical Application to Client Work (Part 2) Thursday, May 27 from 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM ET

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Parents of Adopted Teens and Older Children Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 7:00pm

This group is open to parents of adopted adolescents and teens, and to parents who have adopted older children.

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ONLINE - Adoption Information Meeting 6-5

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

Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

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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Training: Understanding Identity, Relationships & Differences of Race, Culture, and Class

Professional In-Service Training for Professional

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 9:30am to 12:45pm

Understanding Identity, Relationships & Differences of Race, Culture, and Class Tuesday, June 8 from 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM ET

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Parents of Adopted Young Adults Monthly Support Group

Support/Discussion Groups for Adoptive Parent

Tuesday, June 8, 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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