Posts Tagged "support group"

Online Coffee Hour – Prospective Adoptive Parents Support Group

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in | 0 comments

Online Coffee Hour – Prospective Adoptive Parents Support Group

Are you waiting to adopt or thinking about adoption? If so, this informal group is for you! Hosted by Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA) the second Saturday of every month, this group will give advice to those waiting to adopt or thinking about adoption. Maybe you are trying to figure out whether adoption is right for you, have your Homestudy done and are waiting, or are matched. We’re here to support you and give unbiased advice during your adoption journey! Bring your own coffee or the beverage of your choice. Dress up or wear your PJs! Other Important Notes: * This event is...

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Adoptive Parent Support Group for parents of children with Attachment issues, PTSD, mood disorders and high anxiety and other issues

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in | 0 comments

Adoptive Parent Support Group for parents of children with Attachment issues, PTSD, mood disorders and high anxiety and other issues only please Does your child have violent tantrums, explosive behavior, and/or a constant need for control? Do you worry that any small change may in schedule may set off an violent outburst? Are there times of the week or times of the year (holidays!) that are particularly challenging for you and your family? This group is for adoptive parents who are dealing with severe behavior issues with their adopted children. Parents in this group struggle with helping...

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Young Adult Adoptee and Parent Group

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in | 0 comments

Young Adult Adoptee and Parent Group

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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