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Anxiety & Depression in Adopted Children

November 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Facilitated by two seasoned therapists, Jorie Sigesmund, LCSW, program manager at The Theraplay Instistute, and Judy Stigger, LCSW, adoption therapist at The Cradle, this workshop will address:

  • the incidence of depression and anxiety in our (adopted/foster care) kids
  • the role of early trauma and how it can play out over time
  • what depression and/or anxiety looks like at different ages and stages
  • how understanding our own feelings and reactions as parents can aid in -empathizing with our children and help all of us interact more effectively
  • how to help kids develop more coping tools
  • when to consider professional help

Come learn how to recognize and begin to address anxiety or depression in your child. Childcare services are provided for a small fee.


Allison Levine


The Theraplay Institute
1840 Oak Avenue, Suite 320
Evanston, IL 60626 United States
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