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Helping Your Child Tell Their Story With Lifebooks (Virtual)

Virtual Zoom

Lifebooks are a record of a child's adoption story. Created over time, and with the child's input, they are more than a baby book. Lifebooks are a place where adoptive parents can record details (pictures, graphics, artwork, memorabilia, etc.) related to your child’s life story. These details honor the child's life and should include the good, the uncomfortable,... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

Families Forever Support Group (Virtual)

Virtual Zoom

Social and informal support networks provide parents and families the opportunity to learn from one another and maintain resiliency when experiencing a crisis. We believe adoptive and guardianship families can learn so much from each other and that there is no one better to receive support from, than those that “get it” or have walked... Read more »

Helping Your Child Tell Their Story With Lifebooks (Omaha)

NCHS Margre Durham Center 4939 S 118th St, Omaha, NE, United States

Lifebooks are a record of a child's adoption story. Created over time, and with the child's input, they are more than a baby book. Lifebooks are a place where adoptive parents can record details (pictures, graphics, artwork, memorabilia, etc.) related to your child’s life story. These details honor the child's life and should include the good, the uncomfortable,... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

Helping Your Child Tell Their Story With Lifebooks (Lincoln)

NCHS Joshua Collingsworth Center 4700 Valley Rd, Lincoln, NE, United States

Lifebooks are a record of a child's adoption story. Created over time, and with the child's input, they are more than a baby book. Lifebooks are a place where adoptive parents can record details (pictures, graphics, artwork, memorabilia, etc.) related to your child’s life story. These details honor the child's life and should include the good, the uncomfortable,... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

Openness in Adoption (Virtual)

Virtual Zoom

In this workshop we will be presenting information that is biased towards encouraging openness withing the context of adoption. This is done by keeping the child in mind while managing the adult relationships that are present within the adoption constellation. Openness on a continuum is explored with an emphasis on communication within the adoptive family and between all... Read more »

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Transracial/Transcultural Adoption: Preserving Cultural Connections and Developing Positive Racial Identity (Omaha)

NCHS Margre Durham Center 4939 S 118th St, Omaha, NE, United States

This workshop opens the door to conversation about Transracial and Transcultural adoption. Participants will explore beliefs, attitudes and knowledge of how race, culture and ethnicity interact. It is critical that parents in a transracial, transcultural adoption prepare themselves to parent their children. Topics including implicit bias, racism, identity development and belonging are explored. This training... Read more »

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Parenting Strategies (Omaha)

NCHS Margre Durham Center 4939 S 118th St, Omaha, NE, United States

In this interactive workshop, the framework of the Seven Core Issues will be used to explore specific actions, activities, and strategies to help strengthen families and promote attachment and communication. All should leave the workshop with practical skills/ideas that can be implemented as desired in the family home. This training will be held in-person at... Read more »

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Seven Core Issues (Lincoln)

NCHS Joshua Collingsworth Center 4700 Valley Rd, Lincoln, NE, United States

Discover the Impact of Adoption Join the Families Forever team as we embark on an immersive exploration into the profound effects of adoption on all involved. Through our comprehensive training program, delve into the intricate dynamics of adoption. Moreover, gain invaluable insights into the seven core issues shaping relationships within the adoption triad. Understanding Lifelong... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

Parenting Strategies (Lincoln)

NCHS Joshua Collingsworth Center 4700 Valley Rd, Lincoln, NE, United States

In this interactive workshop, the framework of the Seven Core Issues will be used to explore specific actions, activities, and strategies to help strengthen families and promote attachment and communication. All should leave the workshop with practical skills/ideas that can be implemented as desired in the family home. This training will be held in-person at... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

Separation, Grief and Loss (Virtual)

Virtual Zoom

Separation, Grief and Loss are elements of every adoption story. In this workshop, you will explore how these topics are interconnected, how children may view their own adoption at different levels of sophistication as they age, and how parents can help them navigate through. An emphasis is placed on recognizing that adoption isn’t a one... Read more »

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Talking About Adoption: Conversations with Your Adopted Child (Virtual)

Virtual Zoom

This conversational workshop will explore the opportunities and challenges in helping your adopted or foster child learn, know and claim their own story. Spanning developmental stages, the importance of eliminating secrecy and promoting a healthy understanding of the child’s whole story is explored. Strategies to use with children of different developmental ages is a central... Read more »

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Talking About Adoption: Conversations with Your Adopted Child (Norfolk)

NCHS Norfolk Office 1800 W Pasewalk Ave Suite 202, Norfolk, NE, Norfolk, NE, United States

This conversational workshop will explore the opportunities and challenges in helping your adopted or foster child learn, know and claim their own story. Spanning developmental stages, the importance of eliminating secrecy and promoting a healthy understanding of the child's whole story is explored. Strategies to use with children of different developmental ages is a central... Read more »

Get Tickets Free – $25.00

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