Posts Tagged "theraplay"

Building Strong Relationship: A Workshop for Adoptive and Foster Families

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Building Strong Relationship: A Workshop for Adoptive and Foster Families

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, April 9, 2015. Family caregivers and pre-adoptive parents welcome. Professionals can attend with clients or independently. Come...

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Anxiety & Depression in Adopted Children

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in | 0 comments

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...

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