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October 2017

Tween Adoptee Group

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2017

Holt-Sunny Ridge Children’s Services, 270 Remington Boulevard, Suite D
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
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We invite 11 to 14-year-olds to come together for a fun, interactive time that focuses on building self worth. The group will be led by Carly Schrimpl, LCSW, and will take place from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at our office in Bolingbrook the second Tuesday of each month. While tweens meet, parents have a separate, informal meeting place to talk and support one another Space is limited.

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Theraplay® for Foster/Adoptive Parents

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2017

The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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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: learn strategies for remaining connected with your teen;…

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