Resource Spotlight: New Support Group for Tweens & Teens, TONIGHT!
“….a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12
TONIGHT! Post-Adoption Blues Educational Support Group
“Overcoming Post-Adoption Blues: When Life After Your Adoption is Not What you Expected,” a 5-session educational support group, will begin meeting TONIGHT, Wednesday, July 12, and continue to meet every other Wednesday at 9pm EST, for 5 sessions. This group will be led by Leslie Knight. Leslie has a Master of Social Work degree and currently serves as the Director of Social Services for America World’s Washington and Oregon offices. She has several years of experience working with state adoption and foster care services as well as serving as the director of a domestic adoption agency. As a personal foster parent graduate of the TBRI-based© HALO project, Leslie brings a unique and in-depth perspective to helping children and families. To register for this group, use this Registration Form, or email ACT@awaa.org, or call 800-429-3369 for more information. Registration and payment due today by 5pm EST for you to participate in tonight’s session.
Remember our other groups coming up:
- The Adopted TWEEN Chat group (ages ~10 – ~13) will start Thursday, July 20, at 9pm EST (8 CST, 7 MTN, 6 PST), and each group will last about 1 hour. Registration and payment for the 1st session is due by 5pm July 19, but we strongly encourage you to reach out to us sooner so we have ample time to schedule the parent introductory call.
- The Adopted TEEN group (ages ~14+ ) will start once we have at least 3 interested teenagers, and the date and time will be determined then. Email us at ACT@awaa.org to get your name on the list!
- “Anchored in Hope” general support group for adoptive parents will start once we have at least 3 interested parents, and the date and time will be determined then. Email us at ACT@awaa.org to get your name on the list!
- The next free monthly educational support group will meet on Thursday July 20, 2017, 7pm – 9pm EST. This month’s topic is “Siblings in Adoption.” Contact ACT@awaa.org for more information!
ACT (Adoption Coaching and Training) is a ministry of America World Adoption designed to support families through training, support groups, and individualized coaching. Explore ACT services on our website here, and reach out to us today for a free consultation to make a plan to meet your needs.