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Theraplay® for Foster/Adoptive Parents

October 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2017


Secure attachment is essential for healthy child development, but a foster or adopted child’s past may be affecting their behaviors, and consequently having an impact on your connection with your child.

Adoption therapist Mandy Jones, LCSW, JD will lead this interactive workshop and teach basic Theraplay® activities to connect and engage with your children, as well as help them to regulate behaviors.

During this two-part workshop, you will be better prepared to:

The Theraplay Institute

learn strategies for remaining connected with your teen;
help your child feel comfortable accepting guidance and leadership;
communicate without resorting to rewards and threats;
enhance your child’s self-esteem and sense of well-being;
​bring joy, laughter, and fun back into the family; and,
foster a lasting connection between you and your child.

Learn how to better understand your child while managing challenges that are unique to your own foster or adoptive family.

This is a two-part workshop held on the following dates: Saturday, October 28 and Saturday, November 4 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Please note: Registration fee is for both dates. Childcare is also available.


October 28, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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The Cradle


The Cradle
2049 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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