Tuesday, September 27, 2011

For the next couple of days I will probably post a few times on my blog. Have so much to say,,LOL.

Received this email and love it! So any of you in the NE,,pap's, ap's, sw, or Quad's who can make it, should go!  Adoption is all about the adopted person, the birthparent/s and very little about us adoptive parents (but we do have a huge responsibility towards our adopted person).  If at all possible openness in adoption is a MUST. It is very important to understand all the feelings, heart and soul of those who have the most to gain from knowing where they came from, why they were placed, where and how their baby is and when the adopted person is ready to ask questions, the answers should be readily available to him/her.  This makes for a much more "grounded" person.

Healthy relationships with birth relatives are a vital part of any open adoption. Continue the learning process about this and many other important topics at the

November Adoption Conference
In honor of National Adoption Month

Saturday, November 12, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA

Registration is now open at www.AdoptionCommunityofNE.org

This conference is sponsored by the Adoption Community of New England in honor of National Adoption Month and focuses on topics vital to prospective adopters and parents of children from foster care.

Workshops include:

Parenting Kids with Rough Starts
A Panel of Adoptive Teens and their Adoptive Parents
Is Transracial Adoption Right for Me?
Post Placement Issues and Services
Understanding the Effects of Trauma
Healthy Relationships with Birth Families
Come Celebrate My First Birthday
Why are Some Kids Disorganized, Unprepared and Impulsive?
Understanding the Development of Adopted Children

Have questions about this event? Contact the office at 508.872.2230 for more information.

Presented in cooperation with Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange, Inc. (MARE), Adoption Journeys, Bright Futures Adoption Center, A Program of Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps, Inc., The Center for Child Health and Development, LLC, Central Massachusetts Child Trauma Center, LUK, Inc., Raade Communication Connections

2011-2012 Conference Planning Committee
Adoption Community of New England, Inc.
34 Deloss Street, Second Floor
Framingham, MA 01702
508.872.2231 FAX

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