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July 2017

Camp Pride Korea Culture Day Camp 2017

July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
Hanmee Presbyterian Church, 1149 W Bloomingdale Rd
Itasca, IL 60143 United States
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Camp Pride Korea is a 5-day culture day camp for Korean adoptees and their siblings. Parent run for children 4 years old through 12th grade in Itasca, IL. THE PURPOSE OF CAMP PRIDE KOREA is to: Develop awareness, understanding and appreciation of Korean culture Develop awareness and appreciation of the contributions of Korean culture to our past and present society To enhance self-esteem as a member of an adoptive family To provide a friendly, supportive, happy atmosphere for all participants…

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August 2017

Young Adult Adoptee and Parent Group

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, happening 24 times

Holt-Sunny Ridge Children’s Services, 270 Remington Boulevard, Suite D
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
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$20

This event is for older teens and adults (15 years old or older) who would like to discuss adoption-related topics in a safe and open environment. Parents can also attend a separate group simultaneously, led by a licensed therapist. Discussions will range in topics from: peer relationships, launching out of their parents home, college/career, and other adoption related issues. This group meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month and is facilitated by Pam Shepard, LCSW and an adult-adoptee.

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Tween Adoptee Group

August 8 @ 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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$20

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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CAFFA Family Picnic 2017

August 12 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
CAFFA Picnic, 53 St. Charles Rd
Lombard, IL United States
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$10

Join us for the 2017 CAFFA Family Picnic! This will be a great opportunity to meet other adoptive families in our communities. CAFFA members and non-members are welcome. Event will take place rain or shine. Please see the following link for more info: http://bit.ly/2tdNsMA The picnic will be at Glen Ellyn St. Charles Rd. west of Route 53, IL

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October 2017

Building Strong Relationships: A Workshop for Adoptive and Foster Families

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Theraplay Institute, 1840 Oak Avenue, Suite 320
Evanston, IL 60626 United States
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$95

Leave with a new energy and some new ideas on how to engage your child in a more playful and loving relationship! Expert Dafna Lender, LCSW, Certified Theraplay Therapist, Trainer and Supervisor, shares practical techniques to help you to respond to behavior, attachment and trauma issues using The Theraplay Institute’s attachment-based parenting approach proven to strengthen family bonds. The all-day, interactive workshop is held in Evanston from 9-5pm on Saturday, October 14, 2017 Family caregivers and pre-adoptive parents welcome. Professionals…

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January 2018

Building Strong Relationships: A Workshop for Adoptive and Foster Families

January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Theraplay Institute, 1840 Oak Avenue, Suite 320
Evanston, IL 60626 United States
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$95

Leave with a new energy and some new ideas on how to engage your child in a more playful and loving relationship! Expert Dafna Lender, LCSW, Certified Theraplay Therapist, Trainer and Supervisor, shares practical techniques to help you to respond to behavior, attachment and trauma issues using The Theraplay Institute’s attachment-based parenting approach proven to strengthen family bonds. The all-day, interactive workshop is held in Evanston from 9-5pm on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Family caregivers and pre-adoptive parents welcome. Professionals…

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