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Adoption Matters - Making Openness Work
Openness in Adoption with Pat Convery, Executive Director of the Adoption Council of Ontario
Goal: To give an overview of Openness in Adoption from the perspective of benefits and challenges for all members of the family – birth family member, adopted child and adoptive parents. Additionally, to provide some tools and strategies for professionals and families to consider in making initial openness plans and navigating through challenges.
- Discuss the importance of being well-informed about openness in adoption, pre and/or post-placement
- Review the benefits and challenges of maintaining birth family connections after adoption
- Provide an understanding of basic principles and elements to consider in making decisions about the level of openness that will be appropriate for a family
- Give concrete tips and strategies to help in making openness plans before placement and navigating challenges that arise along the way
Date: August 19th
Time: 7:00 – 8:30PM
Registration: Pre-register online by clicking here.
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