If you find yourself in one of the following categories, this event is good fit for:
Potential Adoptive Parents: You are exploring adding to your family via adoption. Whether through private domestic adoption, international adoption, or foster-to-adopt, you will benefit from learning all you can about, not only adoption, but brain development, early trauma and parenting strategies.
Foster Parents: You are a temporary parent to traumatized children. You are trying to provide stability and make a difference in children's lives, if only for a short time. You are in the trenches of parenting trauma. This event will help you in developing strategies to effectively parent through trauma!
Adoptive Parents: You already have adopted a child …but…even if you adopted at birth, your child may have been traumatized or exposed in utero. You’re struggling to make sense of your child's behavior and want to understand how to help your family heal. This event will be what you need to make your family connections stronger.
Social Workers/Therapists: You work with traumatized children or foster/adoptive families. You want to help families become stronger with emotionally stable children, and may not know what to suggest. This event is your first step to understanding what is really going on in the home.