Posts by social_claudia

Theraplay® Training

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Events | 2 comments

Theraplay® Training

Theraplay® is a method of enhancing attachment, engagement, self- esteem and trust in others.  It is based on the natural patterns of healthy interaction between parent and child.  It is personal, physical, engaging and fun. During this presentation, Certified Theraplay Therapist Mandy Jones, LCSW, JD, will help you learn new ways to think about bonding with your child and parenting from an attachment perspective.  Come prepared to learn and play! January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location:  The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 Lunch will be provided All participants will...

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Family Service Project – Superhero Capes

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Family Service Project – Superhero Capes

This year, CAFFA is partnering with Children’s Home & Aid to help children in their foster care program unleash their inner superhero. We will be assembling DIY superhero-cape-kits for the children.  CAFFA will be providing the capes (these capes were a huge hit at the 2016 Walk for Adoption Chicago).  We are asking participants to bring at least 3 packages of broad line markers  and a plate of your favorite holiday cookies to enjoy during this event.  CAFFA will provide the drinks. Join us on Saturday, December 3rd from 1-4pm at Lutheran Church of Martha and Mary, 606 West Golf Road,...

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2016 CAFFA Family Picnic!

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in CAFFA News, Events | 0 comments

Pack your picnic-blankets and some refreshing drinks!  You are invited to the 2016 CAFFA Family Picnic! This will be a great opportunity to meet other adoptive families in our communities, so join the fun and have lunch with us! CAFFA members and non-members are welcome! Sunday, July 17th, 2016 | 11:30am – 2:30pm Lunch will be served from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.  Lunch Menu:  fried chicken, pasta, potato salad and slaw (drinks will not be provided).  Feel free to bring a dessert to be shared. Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve (BLW East Shelter)., Windfield Rd. and Route 56. Warrenville, IL...

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CAFFA Scholarship 2016

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Adoption News, CAFFA News | 0 comments

  Award Amount: $2,000 Who is Eligible: This award is intended for students who have come into their family through adoption, in the Chicago area.  The student must be a graduating high school senior, who has been accepted to a 2- or 4-year college for the 2016-2017 school year (complete requirements and details are listed in the application).   Instructions: In order to be considered for this award, please fill out the application (CAFFA Scholarship Application), and email the form along with your essay to social_claudia@caffa.org.  Your attached essay entry must be in PDF or a...

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