Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015
Location: IAC Center, 2 Tree Farm, Pennington, NJ 08534
$75 Individual Early Bird/$150 Couples Early Bird
Register at: http://iaccenter.com/living-as-a-trans-racial-family-formed-by-adoption-workshop-2/
This workshop is designed for all families who have or are planning to adopt a child of another race. Some adoption agencies will accept this workshop as credit toward the home study requirements. Certificates will be issued upon request.
In choosing to become a trans-racial family through adoption, we accept the responsibility of opening our hearts and our lives to new ways of being.
Join us as we talk about:
What it means to be a “conspicuous family” – to parents and to children
How to talk about race and ethnicity with your children
Ways to incorporate a wide array of multiculturalism into your family
Strategies for helping to educate others in your life about what it means to be a trans-racial family.
Challenges of growing up as part of a trans-racial adoptive family and how parents can help.
Speaker/Moderator : Stefani Moon M.A., is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the Program Manager for Open Arms Adoption Network’s North Jersey and New York offices. She facilitates Families Like Ours (FLO) a monthly support and resource group for Caucasian families parenting African American children. Adoption is both a professional and a personal passion for Stefani, as her two daughters joined her family through adoption.
For additional information:Phone 609-737-8750, or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
FCC Greater New YorkWe are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and their families and friends.
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