Posts Tagged "workshop"

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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Holt-Sunny Ridge presents Show Hope’s Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast

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Holt-Sunny Ridge presents Show Hope’s Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast

Holt-Sunny Ridge is partnering with two Chicago area churches to host a two-day live simulcast of The Empowered To Connect Conference. This event is designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, and professionals connect with children from hard places in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be. Led by Dr. Karyn Purvis (Director of the TCU Institute of Child Development), this conference is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers,...

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Caring for African American Girls’ Hair

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in | 0 comments

Do you have questions about how to care for your child’s hair? Join us for a “hands on” seminar. Participants will learn basic hair care techniques such as shampooing, conditioning and hair styling. Instructors will also provide information about the differences between naturally textured hair styles (such as braids, twists and afros) versus chemically treated hair styles (such as relaxers and texturizers), appropriate hair tools and accessories for naturally textured hair. Together we will learn a step-by-step plan for protecting and caring for our children’s hair....

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Connected Parenting Series

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The Connected Parenting Series will help you look beyond your child’s behavior, and see what is underneath. Julianne and Rita will teach you the skills you need to respond and connect with your child in a powerful way. Tweet

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W.I.S.E. Up! Workshop (grades 4-6)

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in | 0 comments

W.I.S.E. Up! Workshop (grades 4-6)

Does your child get personal questions about his/her adoption? Would you like to give them tools to respond? W.I.S.E. Up! provides a simple but powerful way for adopted children (and families) to handle comments and personal questions about their adoption journey. W.I.S.E. Up! is a unique and interactive workshop developed by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.). Who should attend this Workshop? This Workshop is open to children grades 4-6, ages 9, 10, and 11. The Workshop offers practical tools for adoptive parents and adopted children (adopted both internationally and...

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